Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Trientalis europaea -- (Creeping Snowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Trientalis europaea

Rare and beautiful, the flower of this Primrose Family member is unusual in having seven petals instead of five. The leaves are whorled near the top of the stem and scattered along it to the base. It grows on wet sphagnum soils.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
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Date: June 10, 2014

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