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Rubus parviflorus

Observer

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Date

August 2, 2014

Place

Road 706 near Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Thimbleberry with ripe fruit

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Juncus tenuis

Observer

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Date

August 3, 2014

Place

Mather Parkway sign, Highway 410 (Google, OSM)

Description

Small, tufted, the lower bract extending beyond the inflorescence.

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Arnica parryi

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Date

July 31, 2014

Place

alongside Highway 410 (Google, OSM)

Description

Unusual place for this rayless arnica, which is more typically a subalpine species.

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Picea sitchensis

Observer

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Date

July 31, 2014

Place

Highway 410 near Crystal Lakes trailhead (Google, OSM)

Description

Small tree at pulloff. Needles flattened, stomatal lines on upper surface.

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Agoseris grandiflora

Observer

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Date

July 31, 2014

Place

weed pile along Highway 410 (Google, OSM)

Description

Large yellow heads of ray flowers only. Growing near weed pile, identified by the leaves and achene.

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Epilobium brachycarpum

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Date

July 31, 2014

Place

Weed pile along Highway 410 (Google, OSM)

Description

Small plants with branched stems, pinkish flowers.

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Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii Lupinus sellulus ssp. lobbii

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Date

August 26, 2014

Place

First Burroughs (Google, OSM)

Description

Small plants with deep blue flowers, growing on talus.

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Vancouveria hexandra

Observer

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Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Road 706 near Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Spreading stems with several flowers.

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Poteridium annua

Observer

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Date

July 12, 2014

Place

weed pile along Highway 410 (Google, OSM)

Description

An annual with leafy stems, small flowering heads. First report for the park.

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Indian Mint Micromeria douglasii

Observer

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Date

July 8, 2014

Place

road 706 near Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Many evergreen plants on north side of road near picnic area, in flower.

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Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis

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Date

July 8, 2014

Place

Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Large leaves on this Pea Family plant. Not in flower, growing alongside road to Nisqually River.

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western fescue Festuca occidentalis

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Date

July 8, 2014

Place

Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Plants alongside road to Nisqually River.

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slender hair grass Deschampsia elongata

Observer

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Date

July 8, 2014

Place

Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Spikelets in short stalks, arranged in a panicle. Growing alongside river road.

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Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi

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Date

June 11, 2014

Place

Ricksecker Point (Google, OSM)

Description

Robust plants in flower near road.

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common beargrass Xerophyllum tenax

Observer

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Date

June 11, 2014

Place

Cougar Rock Campground entrance (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall plants with many flowers, across road from entrance.

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Pacific yew Taxus brevifolia

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Date

June 11, 2014

Place

Cougar Rock Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Small, understory tree.

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western redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

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Date

June 11, 2014

Place

Cougar Rock Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Large tree at edge of road.

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Oval-leaf Blueberry Vaccinium ovalifolium

Observer

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Date

June 10, 2014

Place

Cougar Rock Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Several plants, growing alongside road, between campsites.

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Red Huckleberry Vaccinium parvifolium

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Date

June 10, 2014

Place

Cougar Rock Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall shrubs at campsite borders, in flower.

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Lewis' Monkeyflower Mimulus lewisii

Observer

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Date

June 10, 2014

Place

Nisqually River bed near Carter Falls trailhead (Google, OSM)

Description

Large, tall clump with flowers, growing at edge of riverbed.

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Cornus unalaschkensis

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Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Longmire -- Wonderland Trail (Google, OSM)

Description

A few plants in flower in forest understory.

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stream violet Viola glabella

Observer

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Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Longmire -- Wonderland Trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Bright yellow flowers, heart-shaped leaves on long stalks. Growing in understory.

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sugarstick Allotropa virgata

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Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Longmire -- Wonderland Trail (Google, OSM)

Description

White-and-pink stalk distinguish this understory species.

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Northwestern Twayblade Neottia banksiana

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire -- Wonderland Trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Greenish flowers with flaring lip on lower petals. Alongside trail.

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wingstem monkeyflower Mimulus alsinoides

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

below Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Bright yellow flowers with red spots.

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Amelanchier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia Amelanchier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Large shrub, in flower, on slope.

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Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Spore-bearing, tall cones.

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Viola palustris var. palustris Viola palustris var. palustris

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Heart-shaped leaves on long stalks, purple flowers with veins on lower petals.

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stream violet Viola glabella

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Heart-shaped leaves, bright yellow flowers with purple veins.

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deer fern Blechnum spicant

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Longmire (Google, OSM)

Description

Newly opened fronds, growing in rocky area beside road.

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Paxistima mysinites

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Ricksecker Point (Google, OSM)

Description

Small, reddish flowers. Plants in rocky area near pulloff.

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heartleaf twayblade Neottia cordata

Observer

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Date

May 18, 2014

Place

Kautz Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Forked petals on both reddish and green flowers. Heart-shaped leaves. Growing in dry area.

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Callitropsis nootkatensis Cupressus nootkatensis

Observer

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Date

September 1, 2013

Place

White River Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Trees with weeping, scalelike foliage, gray bark.

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Pinus contorta var. murrayana Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana

Observer

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Date

September 1, 2013

Place

White River Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Two needles in a bundle. First and second-year cones on tree.

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Picea engelmannii var. engelmannii

Observer

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Date

September 1, 2013

Place

White River Campground (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall trees in campground

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white-veined wintergreen Pyrola picta

Observer

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Date

August 3, 2014

Place

White River entrance (Google, OSM)

Description

The oval leaves have white lines. The flowers are greenish-white, borne on tall stems.

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Luzula hitchcockii

Observer

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Shadow Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall plant with branched panicle. Common in open woods.

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Pedicularis rainierensis

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Shadow Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

Dense inflorescence with yellow flowers. The leaves are pinnately divided.

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alpine lake false-dandelion Nothocalais alpestris

Observer

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Shadow Lake trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Basal leaves,flowers are composed of rays only. Common in subalpine meadows.

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umber pussytoes Antennaria umbrinella

Observer

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Shadow Lake trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Mat-forming plants, crowded flowering heads. Rare at the Park.

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nodding arnica Arnica parryi

Observer

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Shadow Lake trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Rayless flowers on hairy, glandular stems. Uncommon, here growing near trail in open habitat.

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Erigeron acris var. kamtschaticus Erigeron acris ssp. kamtschaticus

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Highway 123 north of Cayuse Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

Releasing seed. A few plants growing in rocky, slide area.

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sitka willow Salix sitchensis

Observer

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Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Highway 123 below Cayuse (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall multiple-stemmed shrub with finely-toothed ovate leaves. Growing near a pull-off alongside highway.

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Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa

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Date

July 22, 2014

Place

meadow south of Cayuse Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall, tufted, with flat leaves; the spikes are cylindrical. Growing in wet meadow.

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Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis

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Date

July 22, 2014

Place

meadow south of Cayuse Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

Bicolored female spike with brown scales and green perigyna. Male spike at top. Wet meadows, uncommon at the Park.

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Pimpernel Willowherb Epilobium anagallidifolium

Observer

podiceps

Date

July 22, 2014

Place

meadow south of Cayuse Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

Short and tufted, with rose-pink flowers. Growing in wet meadow.

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smooth-stemmed sedge Carex laeviculmis

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Date

July 22, 2014

Place

meadow south of Cayuse Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

Tufted and tall, with separated spikes. Growing in moist meadow.

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Pedicularis bracteosa var. latifolia Pedicularis bracteosa var. latifolia

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Date

August 3, 2013

Place

Naches Loop Trail (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall plants with purplish flowers, growing in subalpine meadows.

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cusick's speedwell Veronica cusickii

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Date

July 22, 2013

Place

Tipsoo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

Low plants with dark purple flowers. Growing in meadow on north side of lake.

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Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. candicans Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. candicans

Observer

podiceps

Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Highway 410 above Cayuse (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall, hairy and leafy stems, with white discoid flowers in a panicle. On rocks alongside road.

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