Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Solidago elongata -- (West Coast Goldenrod)

photos by Susan McDougall


Solidago elongata

Tall, with a pyramidal inflorescence, this showy Aster Family member grows on open, dry ground, and is most easily seen along the Stevens Canyon road.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7684, -121.6757, 3595
Date: July 25, 2014
Solidago elongata

The plants may reach five feet and the multiple stems are clothed in pointed, toothed leaves; basal leaves are absent. Both ray and disc flowers are present although the rays are quite diminished.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7684, -121.6757, 3595
Date: July 25, 2014

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