Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Microsteris gracilis -- (Annual Phlox)

photos by Susan McDougall


Microsteris gracilis

Common in dry, disturbed sites, often alongside roads, this is an upright, branched annual with narrow leaves. The solitary flowers are borne in the leaf axils.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: April 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7387, -121.9103, 2040
Date: April 8, 2016
Microsteris gracilis

The flowers vary from white to pink, and the season is quite extended, depending on location.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7383, -121.9135, 2033
Date: June 4, 2014

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