Alpine Knotweed, Newberry's Knotweed, Fleeceflower, Alpine
Knotweed, Davis' Knotweed
Aconogonon davisiae var. davisiae
Synonyms: Polygonum davisiae, Polygonum newberryi, Polygonum newberryi var. newberryi
The photo above shows a close-up view of the
flower and leaf of alpine knotweed as seen near 7400' on the Highline Trail
#114 on the northeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........July 24, 2005.
The photo above shows an additional photo of
the flowers of alpine knotweed as seen near 7400' on the Highline Trail #114
on the northeastern corner of Mt. Adams...........July 24, 2005.
Other Locations This Species May be Seen on Mt. Adams:
This species is very common from just below treeline to well
into the alpine habitats of Mt. Adams. It may best be viewed in sandy soils
along or above the Round the Mountain Trail #9 from Bird Creek Meadows to the
north side of the mountain.
knotweed as seen near Little Mt. Adams..........August 13, 2012.
as seen near Little Mt. Adams.........July 17, 2006.
Alpine fleeceflower blooming along the climbers trail near the upper reaches of Hellroaring Valley, Mt. Adams, Yakama Nation lands........September 2, 2017.
Alpine fleeceflower typically turns color beginning in late August, providing some spectacular scenery, especially when backlit by the sun. This photo shows alpine fleeceflower along the Climber's Trail along the upper south rim of Hellroaring Valley, Bird Creek Meadows, Yakama Nation lands on Mt. Adams......August 30, 2021.
The photo at left shows alpine knotweed as seen along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 just west of its junction with the Shorthorn Trail #16 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness.........August 24, 2008.
The photo at right shows alpine knotweed as seen along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 just west of its junction with the Shorthorn Trail #16 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness.........July 10. 2020.