August 25, 2013 

B y the numbers That is the approximate number of vascular plants species that can be found in Mount Rainier National Park. In addition, there are more than 260 nonvascular plant species and fungi in the park, and more than 100 exotic plant species, especially along transportation corridors, near trails, and in riparian areas. Among the popular plants at the park are wildflowers, reaching their peak at Paradise and in the Tipsoo Lake area.

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