Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Spiranthes romanzoffiana -- (Hooded Lady's Tresses)

photos by Susan McDougall


Spiranthes romanzoffiana

A striking white orchid of wet meadows from middle to subalpine elevations, Lady's Tresses also grows in wet roadside ditches and meadows.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 16, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7664, -121.6347, 3065
Date: August 16, 2014
Spiranthes romanzoffiana

The fragrant flowers are arranged in three ranks in spirals around the stem. The lip of the flower is tonguelike and extends downward.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7664, -121.6347, 3068
Date: August 3, 2014

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