Lucky to find a very late bloomer!
Lots of Rhododendron macrophyllum (Pacific Rhododendron) in bloom near the start of the trail up Mt. Townsend.
gowing in dense chinquapin, huckleberry. 8 to 12 feet tall.
D. Jokerst, M. Hannibal, N. Morgenstein, C. Brand, S. Whelan
Rhododendron macrophyllum, the Pacific Rhododendron, Coast Rhododendron or Big Leaf Rhododendron, is a broadleaf evergreen rhododendron species native to western North America.