Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Rhodiola integrifolia -- (King's-Crown)

photos by Susan McDougall


Rhodiola integrifolia

Formerly placed in the Sedum genus, this thick-stemmed perennial lacks basal leaves. It is a high elevation species, very rare at the Park. The dried flowers are evident in this photo, taken at an altitude of more than 7100 feet.

Location: Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9253, -121.6744, 7125
Date: August 17, 2016
Rhodiola integrifolia

The flowers are purplish. The leaves are somewhat flattened (although succulent) and alternate on the stems. A small Sedum lanceolatum grows next to this plant.

Location: Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9253, -121.6744, 7125
Date: August 17, 2016

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