Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Penstemon davidsonii -- (Davidson's Penstemon)

photos by Susan McDougall


Penstemon davidsonii

A matted plant with small leaves and large bright purple flowers on short stems, Davidson's Penstemon is a subalpine species of open, rocky ground. This is variety davidsonii which has very short leaves that lack teeth.

Location: Mount Fremont Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2011

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: August 17, 2011
Penstemon davidsonii

This variety (davidsonii) is at its northern distribution limit at the Park.

Location: Mount Fremont Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2011

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: August 17, 2011

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