Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Symphyotrichum subspicatum -- (Douglas's Aster)

photos by Susan McDougall


Symphyotrichum subspicatum

A rare aster at the Park, here growing on a wet, open slope, the leaves do not clasp the stem but have a short stalk; they are lancelike and toothed. The many heads have purplish rays and yellow disk flowers.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9534, -121.8651,
Date: July 22, 2015

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