Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Stellaria crispa -- (Crisped Starwort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Stellaria crispa

Weak-stemmed and sprawling this is more typically a low elevation species, although here it grows on wet ground at Ipsut Pass on the northwest side of the Park. The leaf margins are somewhat wavy.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9507, -121.8682,
Date: July 22, 2015
Stellaria crispa

The ripening capsule is egg-shaped and divided into six valves.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9507, -121.8682,
Date: July 22, 2015

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