Wildflowers and Wildlife

Butterwort

Butterwort

Pinguicula vulgaris, the Common butterwort, is a perennial carnivorous plant in the Lentibulariaceae family.  ...
Cinquefoil

Fan-Leaf Cinquefoil

Fan-leaf Cinquefoil is common in higher elevation subalpine areas such as the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park.  ...
Alpine Aster

Alpine Aster

The Alpine Aster is a widespread wildflower often found in drier meadows and stony slopes common in the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park. ...
Alpine Phaceliab

Alpine Phaceliab

Alpine Phaceliab is a rare wildflower that grows in the summer season in the Mount Rainier area. Learn more at VisitRainier.com. ...
Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot is one of the first wildflowers to be seen during the spring season in the Mount Rainier area.  ...
Arnica, Broadleaf

Arnica, Broadleaf

Broadleaf Arnica is a common subalpine species; it can be found growing alone or in clustered groups formed from spreading rootstock. ...
Columbine

Columbine

Columbine is a subalpine wildflower that grows in the Mount Rainier area. ...

Bracted Lousewort

The Bracted Lousewort also is known as Wood Betony, this is a subalpine wildflower that can be found in the Mount Rainier area.  ...

Buckwheat, Wild

Buckwheat, Wild, there are many varieties of this species but in general, it is a tough perennial herb which forms mats in gravelly soil.  ...
Bunchberry, Canadian Dogwood

Bunchberry, Canadian Dogwood

Bunchberry, Canadian Dogwood, Cornus canadensis is a slow-growing herbaceous subshrub growing 10–20 cm tall, generally forming a carpet-like mat. ...