Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Monotropa hypopitys -- (Pinesap)

photos by Susan McDougall


Monotropa hypopitys

Several flowers per stem characterize this leafless Heather Family member. There are usually several stems with colors varying from red to cream.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 30, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.74307, -121.8138, 2742
Date: June 30, 2014
Monotropa hypopitys

The flowers have petals and tend to nod. This is a common plant of lower elevations, typically found in forest settings.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 30, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.74307, -121.8138, 2742
Date: June 30, 2014

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