Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Stellaria borealis -- (Boreal Starwort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Stellaria borealis

Growing in moist forests dominated by Red Alder in the Nisqually River valley, this is an uncommon Starwort at the Park.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: June 21, 2016
Stellaria borealis

The stems are up to two feet long and the leaves are narrow. The flowers are borne in a small cyme; there are 5 sepals and 5 divided petals. This is subspecies sitchana.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7492, -121.8149, 2728
Date: June 21, 2016

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