Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Rubus spectabilis -- (Salmonberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Rubus spectabilis

The berries range in color from orange to nearly purple and are quite tasty.

Location: Narada Falls, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 16, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Narada Falls, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7754, -121.7467, 4545
Date: August 16, 2014
Rubus spectabilis

Particularly common alongside meadows and roadsides as well, this lower elevation Rose Family member does grow to elevations of 5,000 feet. At lower altitudes, it can be one of the first flowering shrubs of spring.

Location: Narada Falls, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Narada Falls, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7754, -121.7467, 4545
Date: June 18, 2014

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