Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Monotropa uniflora -- (Indian-Pipe)

photos by Susan McDougall


Monotropa uniflora

Unusual for the white colored flowers and stems (which quickly turns black), this is a leafless plant that grows in the dark understory of low elevation coniferous forests.

Location: lower Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
lower Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7501, -121.89, 2304
Date: August 13, 2014
Monotropa uniflora

The plant often grows in clumps with 12-inch stems and a single flower.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 26, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7405, -121.5669, 2013
Date: June 26, 2013
Monotropa uniflora

The fruit is a rounded capsule.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 26, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7405, -121.5669, 2013
Date: June 26, 2013

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