Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Salix cascadensis -- (Cascade Willow)

photos by Susan McDougall


Salix cascadensis

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.

Location: First Burroughs trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9159, -121.6709, 6854
Date: August 7, 2014

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