Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Vaccinium deliciosum -- (Rainier Blueberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Vaccinium deliciosum

The pinkish flowers are rounded, and the leaves are oval and toothed above the middle. Low, with widely spreading branches, the plants are less than a foot tall.

Location: Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 19, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Mowich Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9446, -121.8853, 4025
Date: July 19, 2014
Vaccinium deliciosum

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 23, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7865, -121.7364, 5428
Date: June 23, 2016
Vaccinium deliciosum

In autumn, the red color brightens the subalpine meadows.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: October 15, 2010

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: October 15, 2010

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