Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Smelowskia ovalis -- (Small-fruit Smelowskia)

photos by Susan McDougall


Smelowskia ovalis

The two smelowskia species at the Park are high elevation plants; this one grows from 7,000-10,000, with individuals recorded at 11,000 feet, possiblly the highest elevation for a vascular plant at the mountain.

Location: Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park
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Smelowskia ovalis

A cushioned plant with small leaves clothed with white hairs, the flowers are borne in short racemes. This is variety ovalis.

Location: Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont, Mount Rainier National Park
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