Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Saxifraga bronchialis -- (Yellow-dot Saxifrage)

photos by Susan McDougall


Saxifraga bronchialis

Found in dry, rocky places from low to elevations near 8,000 feet, this tufted saxifrage is fairly widespread at the Park, if not particularly common.

Location: Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: July 28, 2016
Saxifraga bronchialis

The white petals are spotted with yellow or orange.

Location: Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9163, -121.5236, 4666
Date: July 28, 2016
Saxifraga bronchialis

This subspecies (austromontana) of Yellow-dot saxifrage has sharply-tipped leaves lined with short hairs.

Location: Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 28, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Peak Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: July 28, 2016

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