Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Symphoricarpos mollis -- (Creeping Snowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Symphoricarpos mollis

Rare at the Park, this snowberry has many long, flexible stems. The shrub is broad and low and the branches have short hairs.

Location: Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7584, -121.6397, 3097
Date: July 22, 2014
Symphoricarpos mollis

The flowers are pinkish and bell-shaped. They are borne in dense clusters at the ends of the stems.

Location: Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7584, -121.6397, 3097
Date: July 22, 2014
Symphoricarpos mollis

The deciduous leaves are opposite on the stem and whitish beneath.

Location: Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7584, -121.6397, 3097
Date: July 22, 2014

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