Most common in low-to-middle elevation moist woods on the south and west sides of the Park, Piggyback Plant is named for the plantlets that emerge each spring from the previous year's leaves.
Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: June 30, 2014
The basal leaves are heartshaped and the brownish-purple flowers are borne on tall stems. This species is a member of the Saxifrage Family.
Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: June 4, 2014