Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Viola purpurea -- (Goose-foot Violet)

photos by Susan McDougall


Viola purpurea

A species from east of the Cascades, here this violet grows at high elevation in the northwest corner of the Park. The leaves are triangular, toothed, and purplish beneath. The yellow flowers are borne on short stems. Here the seed capsules have developed and released the seeds.

Location: Ipsut Pass trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9545, -121.8649
Date: July 22, 2015

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