Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Micranthes lyallii -- (Lyall's Saxifrage)

photos by Susan McDougall


Micranthes lyallii

Very rare at the Park, this is a species of northern and northeastern Washington. It grows on wet cliffs in Stevens Canyon and the Cowlitz Divide.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7591, -121.6421, 3103
Date: June 5, 2014
Micranthes lyallii

The petals are white; in this photo the developing reddish fruit is two-chambered.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7591, -121.6421, 3103
Date: June 5, 2014
Micranthes lyallii

The leaves are fan-shaped and toothed, and the flower stalks are only about 4 inches tall.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7591, -121.6421, 3103
Date: June 5, 2014

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