Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Oxalis trilliifolia -- (Three-leaf Wood-Sorrel)

photos by Susan McDougall


Oxalis trilliifolia

The petals are only about a half-inch in length. There are more than one flower per stem, a distinguishing feature from the common Oxalis oregana.

Location: Longmire meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7497, -121.8157, 2710
Date: July 2, 2014
Oxalis trilliifolia

Unlike Oxalis oregana, this species does not form large colonies. It is most easily seen at Longmire where it grows alongside the trail in somewhat dry habitat.

Location: Longmire meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7497, -121.8157, 2710
Date: July 2, 2014

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