Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Trautvetteria caroliniensis -- (Tassel-rue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Trautvetteria caroliniensis

Lacking petals, and with ephemeral sepals, the "flower" of this common Buttercup Family member is mostly stamens, which are long and showy.

Location: Deer Creek crossing of Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Deer Creek crossing of Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7782, -121.8823, 2857
Date: July 8, 2014
Trautvetteria caroliniensis

The leaves are deeply lobed, toothed, and broad. This plant is found in moist habitat from low to middle elevation forests.

Location: Deer Creek crossing of Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Deer Creek crossing of Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7782, -121.8823, 2857
Date: July 8, 2014

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