Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Salix planifolia -- (Tea-leaved Willow)

photos by Susan McDougall


Salix planifolia

Rare at the Park, this large shrubby willow was found at Tipsoo Lake near an inlet stream. It is often a species of rocky slopes.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8676, -121.5172, 5288
Date: July 25, 2016
Salix planifolia

The elliptical leaves are shiny dark green above and glaucous beneath; they lack teeth.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8676, -121.5172, 5288
Date: July 25, 2016
Salix planifolia

There are two stamens, as shown in this photo.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8676, -121.5172, 5288
Date: July 25, 2016

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