Mt. Rainier Flora --
Senecio fremontii -- (Dwarf Mountain Ragwort)
This is a subalpine senecio, growing at elevations as high as 9,000 feet on rocky sites. The plants are tufted, and the spoon-shaped leaves toothed. The heads are composed of 2-3 bright yellow flowers. This is variety fremontii.
Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: August 11, 2008
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