Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Triteleia hyacinthina -- (White Brodiaea)

photos by Susan McDougall


Triteleia hyacinthina

Very rare at the Park, this brodiaea resembles an onion, although it is not scented. The flowers are in a compact umbel.

Location: Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.72867, -121.5851
Date: July 24, 2014
Triteleia hyacinthina

The basal leaves are grasslike, while the stems lack leaves. Formerly a member of the Lily Family, it is now an Asparagaceae.

Location: Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.72867, -121.5851
Date: July 24, 2014

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