Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Philadelphus lewisii -- (Mock-Orange)

photos by Susan McDougall


Philadelphus lewisii

Sometimes 12 feet in height, with opposite deciduous leaves, Mock-Orange is rare at the Park. It grows in moist habitat, sometimes in open woods, but here on a cliffside. The flowers are fragrant and composed of 4 sepals and 4 petals.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9529, -121.8662
Date: July 22, 2015

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