Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ribes bracteosum -- (Stink Currant)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ribes bracteosum

The flowers are saucer-shaped, and the berries are glaucous; the taste is unpleasant.

Location: Falls Creek, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Falls Creek, Mount Rainier National Park
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Date: September 8, 2016
Ribes bracteosum

Stink Currant is common along streams and at meadow edges from low elevations to about 5,000 feet. The odoriferous leaves can be quite broad, and the plants as much as nine feet tall.

Location: Falls Creek, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Falls Creek, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: September 8, 2016

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