Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ozomelis trifida -- (Pacific Mitrewort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ozomelis trifida

Formerly in the Mitella genus, this Saxifrage Family member is fairly uncommon in the Park. Here it grows alongside the trail in a Pacific Fir dominated forest above Clover Lake. The leaves are rounded, with shallow lobes that are toothed.

Location: Clover Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 10, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Clover Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9302, -121.5951, 5811
Date: August 10, 2016
Ozomelis trifida

The flowers are in a short raceme, and the stems are leafless. The white petals have three "teeth".

Location: Clover Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 10, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Clover Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9302, -121.5951, 5811
Date: August 10, 2016

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