Mt. Rainier Flora --
Micranthes tolmiei -- (Tolmie's Saxifrage)
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.
Author: Susan McDougall
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7946, -121.7158, 6013
Date: August 2, 2013
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