The tree has pink flowers that grew at the end of the branches. The few leaves on the tree grew with the flower buds and were very small.
This ivy had leaves that were shinier than other species and grew in clumps usually at the base of trees.
This tree was bare except for the small red berries at the end of the branches.
This kind of plant had leaves that were oval shaped and had white flowers that hung vertically and opened up at the end.
The Salal plant was very common in this area and grew at most elevations.
Specifically looking at the yellow lichen found on this tree branch in Mt. Rainier. It is surrounded by several other lichens like evernia.
This very leafy plant was commonly found on the ground in the marsh and grew about a foot in diameter. There were only about four or five leaves that split into smaller ones at the end.
These ants have red and black bodies and have a nest in a pile of dirt and sticks. The ant hill was found a few feet away from a pond and they covered the mound.
This moss was found on most trees in this marsh area and covered the branches.
This is some type of lichen that was found in a very wet area and has green and black coloring. It is shaped like a coral plant and is not very big.
This plant was a little sticky and had very small leaves that were opposite. It grew on the ground in a marshy area and was not very tall.
This yellowish fungus looks a lot like a brain because of the ridges running through the surface and it was squishy. It is no bigger than a bottle cap and was found in the swampy area by the lake.
This yew was very unique because the bark itself was a deep red. We think the bark is red because of the iron in the water source. The tree grew very tall and there were several other yews in the forest.
This type of fungus was found on a cedar on the Longmire hike in Mt.Rainier. There were several similar to it and it was about 6 inches in diameter and was a whitish yellowish color
The flower is white with hints of yellow on the petals. Also the tree has leaves that are pointy and are placed alternately.
The tree itself resembles a cherry tree and the flowers are slightly pink and cover the whole tree.
This white flower was found on a tree with pointed leaves. The flower itself has purple tips.
The snow berry is easily identifiable because of its white, round berry and the round leaves.
This plant resembles asparagus except for the purple coloring on the very top of the plant tips.
This plant was very different from the other flowers we saw at the park. It is a greenish-yellow color and has perfectly round petals. At the middle of the petal there is a black coloring.
The Spanish Bluebell is very common around the area and is found with other flowering plants. It is easily identifiable because of the shape and bright purple of the flower itself. The leaves found on the stem are alternating and pointed at the end.
This flower is very interesting looking because it slightly resembles a heart shape. The plant itself has leaves with alternating placement and is grassy at the base. There are white petals hanging vertically off of the pink part of the flower with some yellow coloring
This plant was also found among the Spanish Bluebell with purple flowers and seemed to be very common. It is grassy at the base and then a long stem with the buds at the top. The white flowers open up and have around 8 petals.
This yellow flower had tiny hairs surrounding the hatch-like structure and grew along the paths in the park with other flowers. The leaves were rough at the touch and the flowers grew along the stem not just at the top of the plant.
This white flower was found on a tree in Ravenna Park. The flower itself has purple tips and the petals are pointy at the end. The leaves also on the tree are pointy and alternating in placement.
These berries were found on a shrub in the park with leaves that were alternating. It was not very big in size
The needles resemble a cedar because of their light green tips and alternating placement.
This is clearly a fern because of the leaves and their opposite pattern. It can be identified as a bracken fern because they are about 5m in height and the stems are bare from the base of the plant to about one meter up.