Mt. Rainier Flora --
Viola purpurea -- (Goose-foot Violet)
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.
Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9545, -121.8649
Date: July 22, 2015
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