Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Orobanche uniflora -- (Naked Broomrape)

photos by Susan McDougall


Orobanche uniflora

Lacking leaves, this species parasitizes other small plants, such as sedums. It grows in moist sites, often on cliffs, at middle elevations.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7591, -121.6418, 3094
Date: June 5, 2014
Orobanche uniflora

The tubular flower has fused petals and a whitish throat. The plant grows from the host's roots.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7591, -121.6418, 3094
Date: June 5, 2014

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