Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Vicia americana -- (American Vetch)

photos by Susan McDougall


Vicia americana

The pinkish-purple flowers are quite showy on this sprawling plant.

Location: White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9021, -121.62457
Date: June 17, 2015
Vicia americana

Long-stemmed with multiple bright flowers in a one-sided group, this is a common vetch of open habitat.

Location: White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9021, -121.62457
Date: June 17, 2015
Vicia americana

The leaflets are up to an inch long, and the flowers are borne 4-9 in a raceme. This is variety americana.

Location: White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
White River Campground road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9021, -121.62457
Date: June 17, 2015

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