Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Viola orbiculata -- (Round-leaved Violet)

photos by Susan McDougall


Viola orbiculata

Early to bloom in coniferous forests from the lowlands to about 5,500 feet, this cheerful violet is found throughout the Park.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: April 30, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7578, -121.8813
Date: April 30, 2014
Viola orbiculata

The leaves are rounded and blunt at the tip, with shallow teeth. The yellow flower has dark veins and is set on top of a short stem with reduced leaves.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: April 30, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7578, -121.8813
Date: April 30, 2014

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