Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Plagiobothrys scouleri -- (Scouler's Popcorn-flower)

photos by Susan McDougall


Plagiobothrys scouleri

Very rare at the Park, this is a small annual Borage Family member. It is a lowland species, seen here in a disturbed site alongside the highway.

Location: Highway 410 near Park entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 20, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near Park entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 47.7232, -122.2883
Date: June 20, 2014
Plagiobothrys scouleri

The flowers are borne in spikes at the ends of the branches. They have spreading petals united in a tube with hairs near the top. The leaves are narrow and found only on the stems.

Location: Highway 410 near Park entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 20, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near Park entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 47.7232, -122.2883
Date: June 20, 2014

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