Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Pterospora andromedea -- (Pinedrops)

photos by Susan McDougall


Pterospora andromedea

A fairly common leafless species at the Park, Pinedrops may exceed three feet in height, making it quite conspicuous in the dry forests where it grows.

Location: Eastside Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Eastside Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7652, -121.5561, 2258
Date: August 1, 2013
Pterospora andromedea

This is a lowland species that exchanges water and nutrients with conifers and fungi. It is a member of the Heather (Ericaceae) Family.

Location: Eastside Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Eastside Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7652, -121.5561, 2258
Date: August 1, 2013

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