Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Streptopus lanceolatus -- (Rosy Twisted Stalk)

photos by Susan McDougall


Streptopus lanceolatus

The pink flowers, hanging below the leaves on curved stems, provide an unmistakable identification for this Twisted Stalk. The leaves are stalkless and do not clasp the stem.

Location: Comet Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Comet Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7905, -121.7834, 4853
Date: July 10, 2014
Streptopus lanceolatus

The small flowers are bell-shaped and do not spread at the tip. This is a somewhat common Twisted Stalk, found in low to middle elevation forests.

Location: Comet Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Comet Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7905, -121.7834, 4853
Date: July 10, 2014

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