Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ribes lacustre -- (Swamp Gooseberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ribes lacustre

The rounded black fruit is sparsely covered with glands. This is a species of low to middle elevation moist habitat.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7385, -121.9129, 2056
Date: August 13, 2014
Ribes lacustre

Spines and bristles characterize this well-armed plant. The leaves are divided into 3-7 lobes and are hairless. The inflorescence is an upright raceme and the small flowers are reddish-green.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: May 18, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7385, -121.9129, 2056
Date: May 18, 2014

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