Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ribes watsonianum -- (Spiny Gooseberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ribes watsonianum

The color of the berry is nearly obscured beneath many bristles.

Location: Glacier Basin trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 13, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Glacier Basin trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9002, -121.6652, 4772
Date: July 13, 2016
Ribes watsonianum

Infrequent at the Park, this gooseberry has toothed leaves composed of 3-5 lobes. The shrubs are spiny and the stems as much as six feet long.

Location: Glacier Basin trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 13, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Glacier Basin trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9002, -121.6652, 4772
Date: July 13, 2016

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