Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Nuphar polysepala -- (Yellow Pond-Lily)

photos by Susan McDougall


Nuphar polysepala

Rare, with only a few populations known, the stems rise from a thick rootstock, and the heart-shaped large leaves float on the surface of the water. The sepals are bright yellow and the petals are small and hidden.

Location: Maple Creek, Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 12, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Maple Creek, Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7564, -121.5551, 2268
Date: July 12, 2014

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