Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Polygonum minimum -- (Broadleaf Knotweed)

photos by Susan McDougall


Polygonum minimum

A species of low to subalpine elevations where it grows on dry sites, this knotweed is uncommon at the Park. It is a small annual with reddish stems and oval leaves.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7667, -121.6351, 3055
Date: August 3, 2014
Polygonum minimum

The tiny pinkish flowers are borne in the leaf axils and are often partially covered by the leaves.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7667, -121.6351, 3055
Date: August 3, 2014

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