Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Sagina decumbens -- (Western Pearlwort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Sagina decumbens

This small annual grows in disturbed habitat at low to middle elevations. A member of the Pink Family, the leaves are narrow and the stems weak.

Location: road to Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
road to Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.91, -121.5844,
Date: July 24, 2015
Sagina decumbens

The white flowers have 5 petals and 5 sepals and are borne on threadlike stalks. This is subspecies occidentalis.

Location: road to Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
road to Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.91, -121.5844,
Date: July 24, 2015

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