Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Penstemon confertus -- (Yellow Penstemon)

photos by Susan McDougall


Penstemon confertus

The flowers are creamy white to yellow in color with purple spots in the throat, and are arranged in whorls at the top of the stem.

Location: Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 2, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: August 2, 2013
Penstemon confertus

With a few flowering stems up to 20 inches in height poking above a matlike plant, this is an uncommon penstemon of middle to subalpine elevations--in the photo it grows on talus near the Paradise River.

Location: Paradise River crossing on Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 29, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise River crossing on Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8027, -121.7161, 6367
Date: August 29, 2014

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