Columbine is a subalpine wildflower that grows in the Mount Rainier area.
The leaves of the Columbine are mostly basal with three main lobes, each main lobe further divided into three lobes, and bluish-green in color. Usually found growing along streams and the edges of meadows between 2,500-5,500 feet (760-1,670 meters) elevation. To learn more about this flower at Mount Rainier National Park click here.
Flower Family: Buttercup
Scientific Name: Aggregate gilia
Usual Color: Red-orange
To learn more about other wildflowers in the Mount Rainier region click here.