A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Posts tagged “Berkeley Park

Bracted Lousewort (Pedicularis bracteosa)

Berkeley Park Meadow, Mount Rainier N.P., WA, 8/2011.

Also known as “Wood Betony.”


Parrotbeak (Pedicularis racemosa)

Berkeley Park Meadow, Mount Rainier N.P., WA, 8/2011.

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Tall Bluebells aka Tall Lungwort (Mertensia paniculata)

Berkeley Park Meadow, Mount Rainier N.P., WA, 8/2011

Not to be confused with Campanula rotundifolia aka Harebell.   Mountain beaver are said to be particularly fond of this native plant.


Lewis Monkeyflower (Mimulus lewisii)

Berkeley Park Meadow, Mount Rainier N.P., WA 8/2011.

Named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806. (more…)


Sitka Valerian (Valeriana sitchensis)

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Ed’s Trail, Silver Star Mountain, WA, 6/2013.

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Berkeley Park Meadow

Berkeley Park, Mt. Rainier N. P. 8/2011.

This is what it looked like 3 miles from the Sunrise trail head last Thursday.   Much more to come from our recent Mt. Rainier trip.  Amazing!!!

Seen in this photo:  Paintbrush, Lupine, Bracted LousewortWestern Amenome Seed Head.