Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 15, 2018

Mt. Rainier Wildflowers 6/14/18

Currently Blooming

Devil’s club (Oplopanax horridus) is notorious among hikers for its thorn-covered stems and leaves, but it is also a common flowering shrub of Pacific Northwest forests. Its tall spikes of greenish-white flowers will become bright red berries by mid-summer. The berries are a popular food among bears and other wildlife.

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