Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Symphoricarpos albus -- (Snowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Symphoricarpos albus

A somewhat sprawling shrub with stiff stems, this is a lowland species of open habitat. It is uncommon at the Park.

Location: Highway 410 south of the entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 south of the entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9571, -121.5261
Date: July 24, 2015
Symphoricarpos albus

The oval leaves are about two inches long and have short hairs. This is variety laevigatus.

Location: Highway 410 south of the entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 south of the entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9571, -121.5261
Date: July 24, 2015
Symphoricarpos albus

The round white fruit is the assured field mark for this Honeysuckle Family species.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7366, -121.5654, 1963
Date: September 8, 2016

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