Foamflower - Visit Rainier


Tiarella trifoliata, commonly called threeleaf foamflower,[1] laceflower,[2] or sugar-scoop,[2] is a dicot in the family Saxifragaceae. It is a perennial herb that grows in the late spring. It is endemic to the low to moderate elevation moist forests of western North America. The flowers are bell-shaped, white, solitary from an elongate, leafless panicle. The calyx lobes are 1.5–2.5 mm and petals are 3–4 mm. Basal leaves are 15–80 mm long and up to 120 mm wide, trifoliate or palmately 3- to 5-lobed. Cauline leaves are infrequent and much smaller.

Flower Family: Saxifrage
Scientific Name: Tiarella trifoliata
Usual Color: White