Mt. Rainier

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

photos 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.

Location: Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 14, 2014

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.

Location: Second Burroughs Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 26, 2014

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

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