[Members of the Sunflower Family with Daisy-like Heads in Mt. Adams Country]

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea

Hulsea nana

Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf hulsea as seen at left in bloom on the steep cinder slopes of Little Mt. Adams.........July 17, 2006. The photo at right shows dwarf hulsea as seen near 7300' on lateral moraines above the terminal moraine of the Adams Glacier, Mt. Adams, Mt. Adams Wilderness.....July 19, 2018.

Flower head of Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

The photo above shows a close-up view down onto the flowerhead of the attractive dwarf hulsea. Photographed near the toe of the Crescent Glacier along the South Climb Trail on Mt. Adams.........August 23, 2008.

Involucral bracts of Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Basal leaves of Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

The 2 photos above show close-up views of the involucral bracts and basal leaves of the attractive dwarf hulsea. Photographed near the toe of the Crescent Glacier along the South Climb Trail on Mt. Adams..........August 23, 2008.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf alpinegold as seen at left at the base of the Mazama Glacier moraine on Mt. Adams.........July 19, 2009. The photo at right shows dwarf alpinegold at the same location but on September 3, 2017.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf hulsea with multiple flower heads as seen in bloom on Little Mt. Adams.........July 17, 2006.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

The photo above shows dwarf hulsea as seen along the Highline Trail #114 near the eastern branch of the Muddy Fork Creek, near 6900' on the northern slopes of Mt. Adams............July 11, 2005.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

The photo above shows dwarf hulsea along with Davidson's penstemon as seen along the Highline Trail #114 near the eastern branch of the Muddy Fork Creek, near 6900' on the northern slopes of Mt. Adams..........July 11, 2005. Ordinarily, one doesn't see such a large cluster of dwarf hulsea flower heads together.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf hulsea as seen on the cindery slopes of Little Mount Adams at the southeastern side of Mount Adams............August 13, 2012.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf hulsea as seen on the cindery slopes of the south lateral moraine of the Mazama Glacier at the southeastern side of Mount Adams............August 12, 2013.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) -

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf alpinegold blooming on sandy soils above a small, snowy pond between the terminal moraine of the Adams Glacier and the Pacific Crest Trail, Mount Adams Wilderness...........August 19, 2013.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf alpinegold blooming on talus at about 7200' below the foot of the Lava Glacier on the north side of Mt. Adams........August 11, 2016.

Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii) - Dwarf Alpinegold, Dwarf Hulsea: Hulsea nana (Synonym: Hulsea nana var. larsenii)

Dwarf alpinegold blooming at about 7200' at the foot of the terminal moraine for the Adams Glacier on the north side of Mt. Adams........August 12, 2016.

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