[Members of the Sunflower Family with Button-like Flower Heads in the Cascade Mt. Range of Oregon and Washington]

Rainiera, Tongue-leaf Luina, Tongue-leaved Luina

Rainiera stricta

Synonym: Luina stricta

Flower head of Tongue-leaved Luina: Rainiera stricta

This photo shows a close-up of the discoid flower head of tongue-leaved luina as seen in open forest on Lookout Mt. in the Badger Creek Wilderness to the east of Mt. Hood.........August 2, 2008.

Involucral bracts  of Tongue-leaved Luina: Rainiera stricta - Flower head of Tongue-leaved Luina: Rainiera stricta

These 2 photos show close-up sideviews of the discoid flower head of tongue-leaved luina as seen in open forest on Lookout Mt. in the Badger Creek Wilderness to the east of Mt. Hood.........August 2, 2008.

Tongue-leaved Luina: Rainiera stricta (formerly Luina stricta)

This photo shows tongue-leaved luina as seen in open forest on Lookout Mt. in the Badger Creek Wilderness to the east of Mt. Hood..........August 2, 2008.

Seed heads of Tongue-leaf Luina, Tongue-leaved Luina, Rainiera: Rainiera stricta (Synonym: Luina stricta) - Plumed seeds of Tongue-leaf Luina, Tongue-leaved Luina, Rainiera: Rainiera stricta (Synonym: Luina stricta)

Maturing fruits and seed heads of tongue-leaved luina as seen at the base of boulder fields along the Boulder Lake Way Trail #463, Mt. Hood National Forest.........September 20, 2018.

Paul Slichter