Mt. Rainier Flora --
Salix cascadensis -- (Cascade Willow)
Its small stature at odds with its identity as a willow designation, this prostrate "tree" grows above 6,500 feet on rocky sites. The flowering branches are approximately 3 inches tall.
Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9159, -121.6709, 6854
Date: August 7, 2014
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