Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Packera flettii -- (Flett's Groundsel)

photos by Susan McDougall


Packera flettii

Tucked among rocks this rare species grows in a couple of locations on the east side of the Park. It is distinguished by the lobed basal leaves and the several deep yellow flowers.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes
GPS: 46.8826, -121.5815, 5228
Date: June 26, 2015
Packera flettii

The inch-wide heads, each with a few rays, are borne in a loose cluster.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes
GPS: 46.8826, -121.5815, 5228
Date: June 26, 2015

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