Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Spiraea densiflora -- (Rosy spirea)

photos by Susan McDougall


Spiraea densiflora

A common shrub with large clusters of dark pink flowers, it grows from middle to subalpine elevations, often in open habitat. This is variety splendens.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 31, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.768, -121.728
Date: July 31, 2013
Spiraea densiflora

A member of the Rose Family, there are five sepals and five petals in each small flower. The leaves are toothed and undivided.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 31, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.768, -121.728
Date: July 31, 2013

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