Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Moneses uniflora -- (Wood Nymph)

photos by Susan McDougall


Moneses uniflora

Wood Nymph grows in dense forests to an elevation of about 5,500 feet.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9073, -121.5953, 3843
Date: June 26, 2015
Moneses uniflora

The distinctive flowers of this rare plant have waxy white petals and a long style and are borne on nodding stems. The toothed leaves are basal.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9073, -121.5953, 3843
Date: June 26, 2015

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