Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Turritis glabra -- (Tower Mustard)

photos by Susan McDougall


Turritis glabra

Infrequent, but sometimes present along roads or in dry forest openings, up to 5,000 feet of elevation, Tower Mustard is a tall plant with long basal leaves and reduced stem ones.

Location: Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9681, -121.5322, 2931
Date: June 17, 2015
Turritis glabra

This species was formerly in the Arabis genus.

Location: Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9681, -121.5322, 2931
Date: June 17, 2015
Turritis glabra

The cream-colored flowers have 4 small petals and 4 sepals.

Location: Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9681, -121.5322, 2931
Date: June 17, 2015

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