Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Micranthes tolmiei -- (Tolmie's Saxifrage)

photos by Susan McDougall


Micranthes tolmiei

A common subalpine plant that grows to elevations of 9,000 feet, this is a species of stony habitat and disturbed soils. The 3-inch flowering stems are leafless and bear 1-3 flowers. The leaves are thick and inrolled.

Location: Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 2, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7946, -121.7158, 6013
Date: August 2, 2013

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