This small, compact member of the aster and daisy family is found at very high elevations in the mountains of Western North America, often near or at the snow line. They prefer wet meadows, and are often found growing in great profusion along with many other alpine/subalpine wildflowers during their brief, showy blooming period. This one was photographed on a rainy late summer day within sight of Mount Rainier's incredible glaciers near the tree line.
- © 2011
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- Contained in galleries
- Asteraceae (Thistles, Asters and Daisies), White Wildflowers