Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Penstemon procerus -- (Small-flowered Penstemon)

photos by Susan McDougall


Penstemon procerus

Quite common at the Park, Small-flowered Penstemon is a subalpine species of rocky habitat and meadows, up to about 8,000 feet. The leaves are narrow and lack teeth; they are not stalked.

Location: Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9146, -121.638, 6366
Date: July 25, 2014
Penstemon procerus

The flowers are arranged in a tight cluster and are typically a bright blue-violet. Occasionally, white flowers are found. This is variety tolmiei.

Location: Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9146, -121.638, 6366
Date: July 25, 2014

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