Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Tiarella trifoliata -- (Foamflower)

photos by Susan McDougall


Tiarella trifoliata

The leaves of variety unifoliata are not fully divided as with trifoliata. The plants grow as high as 5,500 feet, a wider range than the other two varieties.

Location: East Side Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
East Side Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7924, -121.5600, 2472
Date: August 1, 2013
Tiarella trifoliata

This is variety trifoliata, a very common understory plant of lowland forests.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7386, -121.9129, 2075
Date: June 4, 2014
Tiarella trifoliata

The leaves of variety trifoliata are divided into three deep lobes.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7386, -121.9129, 2075
Date: June 4, 2014
Tiarella trifoliata

This is variety laciniata, much less common than the other two varieties. The leaves are deeply cut into several lobes.

Location: Longmire Meadow trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: October 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: October 24, 2014

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