Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Tauschia stricklandii -- (Strickland's Tauschia)

photos by Susan McDougall


Tauschia stricklandii

Abundant at a few places on the north and east sides of the Park, here the plants grow in open habitat on well-drained soil. A carrot family member, tauschia has basal leaves on long stalks, divided into segments.

Location: Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 19, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.934, -121.8633, 4934
Date: July 19, 2014
Tauschia stricklandii

The yellow flowers are configured in an umbel, on a six-inch stem. They are tightly clustered and composed of 5 sepals and 5 petals.

Location: Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 19, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.934, -121.8633, 4934
Date: July 19, 2014

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