Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Silene parryi -- (Parry's Catchfly)

photos by Susan McDougall


Silene parryi

Fairly common in subalpine meadows and rocky sites, this is a tufted plant with 2-foot tall stems. The flower blade is divided into 2 lobes, each of which is divided again.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9183, -121.6646, 6716
Date: August 7, 2014
Silene parryi

The two-inch long basal leaves are narrow; the stem leaves are smaller. Each stem has 2-4 flowers.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9183, -121.6646, 6716
Date: August 7, 2014

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