Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Veronica scutellata -- (Marsh Speedwell)

photos by Susan McDougall


Veronica scutellata

A streamside and marsh dweller, this species is much less common than American Brookline, which is found in similar habitat. The stems are long and hairless, and the leaves are lancelike and lack teeth.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park
GPS: 46.7377, -121.5660, 1979
Date: September 8, 2016
Veronica scutellata

This photo shows a developing seed capsule, late in the season. The flowers are small, white to blue, and borne in loose racemes.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park
GPS: 46.7377, -121.5660, 1979
Date: September 8, 2016
Veronica scutellata

Distinguished from American Brookline by the stalkless, toothless leaves, this is a much less common species. The long stems are hairless.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park
GPS: 46.7377, -121.5660, 1979
Date: September 8, 2016

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