White Mountain Heather, Western Moss Heather, Mertens' Mountain Heather
Cassiope mertensiana var. mertensiana
Synonyms: Andromeda cupressina, Andromeda mertensiana
White mountain heather as seen along an old pack trail in meadows on the north side of the South Fork Conrad Creek, Goat Rocks Wilderness.........July 21, 2016.
White mountain heather blooming along the Goat Ridge Trail #95 in Jordan Basin, Goat Rocks Wilderness......July 12, 2018.
Two close-up images of the flowers, sepals and leaves
of white mountain-heather as seen in the summit crater of Potato Hill, to the
north of Mt. Adams along Forest Rd 5603 at the boundary between the Gifford
Pinchot NF and Yakama Indian Reservation.........June 21, 2005.
White mountain-heather in bloom along the Bear Creek Mountain Trail #1130 on the east-facing slopes of Bear Creek Mountain, Goat Rocks Wilderness.......July 31, 2019.
White mountain heather blooming along the Round the Mountain Trail #9 in Bird Creek Meadows, Mt. Adams.........August 8, 2012.
White mountain-heather as seen at left along the
Round the Mountain Trail #9 to the east of the South Climb Trail on the south side of Mt.
Adams........July 19, 2009. The photo at right shows white mountain-heather along the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 between Cispus Basin and Cispus Pass, Goat Rocks Wilderness.......August 19, 2020.