Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Veronica cusickii -- (Cusick's Speedwell)

photos by Susan McDougall


Veronica cusickii

This photo shows a pink-flowered plant of this subalpine speedwell. The plant is most readily identified by the long styles protruding from the somewhat flat flowers.

Location: Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2008

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park
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Date: August 17, 2008
Veronica cusickii

The more common color of purplish-blue is revealed in this tall flower stalk.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8685, -121.5167
Date: July 22, 2013
Veronica cusickii

The leaves are not toothed and about an inch in length. This speedwell is common in subalpine meadows and near streams, and often seen alongside trails.

Location: Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 5, 2009

Author: Susan McDougall
Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park
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Date: July 5, 2009

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