Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Osmorhiza purpurea -- (Purple Sweet-Cicely)

photos by Susan McDougall


Osmorhiza purpurea

The fruits are the most distinguishing feature of this species; they have a little "crown" at the top.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9511, -121.8680
Date: July 2, 2015
Osmorhiza purpurea

Most common above 4,000 feet in moist forests, the flowers of this Sweet-cicely are purplish to pink. The teeth of the leaflets are clearly distinguishable.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9511, -121.8680
Date: July 2, 2015

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