Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ribes viscosissimum -- (Sticky Currant)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ribes viscosissimum

The flowers are whitish with a narrow tube and spreading sepals.

Location: below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8705, -121.5335, 5211
Date: June 28, 2016
Ribes viscosissimum

The leaves are shallowly lobed and glandular-hairy on both sides. This plant was growing on the top of a low cliff along the road to the White River Campground.

Location: White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8996, -121.6206, 3958
Date: June 28, 2016
Ribes viscosissimum

Restricted to the east side of the Park where it grows on dry sites to about 6,500 feet, this currant is a spreading shrub without prickles.

Location: below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8705, -121.5335, 5211
Date: June 28, 2016

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