Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Tellima grandiflora -- (Creeping Snowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Tellima grandiflora

Fragrant Fringecup is a low elevation plant of moist forests on the south side of the Park. The leaves are basal and heart-shaped, and the flowering stems are two feet in height. Here the plant grows in an open area alongside the road.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7578, -121.8809, 2482
Date: June 18, 2016
Tellima grandiflora

The scientific name refers to the relatively large flowers, and the common to the fringed petals, which are typically pinkish to red..

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7578, -121.8809, 2482
Date: June 18, 2016

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