Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Phyllodoce glanduliflora -- (Yellow Heather)

presented by Susan McDougall

Phyllodoce glanduliflora

Less common than Pink Heather and growing in similar habitats, most often on rocky ground, as the name implies, this heather has yellowish-green flowers, covered with sticky glands.

Author: Susan McDougall
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7995, -121.7351, 6215
Date: August 14, 2014
Phyllodoce glanduliflora

The flowers are urn-shaped and tend to nod on short stems. The evergreen leaves are short, and the plants mat-like.

Author: Susan McDougall
Second Burroughs Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9085, -121.6871, 7200
Date: August 26, 2014

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