[The Heath Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

White Mountain Heather, Western Moss Heather, Mertens' Mountain Heather

Cassiope mertensiana var. mertensiana

Synonyms: Andromeda cupressina, Andromeda mertensiana

White Mountain Heather. Western Moss Heather, Mertens' Mountain Heather: Cassiope mertensiana var. mertensiana (Synonyms: Andromeda cupressina, Andromeda mertensiana)

Merten's mountain heather as seen atop a rocky outcrop at the head of Badger Valley, Olympic National Park.......July 25, 2014.

White Mountain Heather. Western Moss Heather, Mertens' Mountain Heather: Cassiope mertensiana var. mertensiana (Synonyms: Andromeda cupressina, Andromeda mertensiana) - White Mountain Heather. Western Moss Heather, Mertens' Mountain Heather: Cassiope mertensiana var. mertensiana (Synonyms: Andromeda cupressina, Andromeda mertensiana)

Close-upimages of the flowers and stem leaves of Merten's mountain heather as seen atop Hurricane Hill in Olympic National Park........July 25, 2008.

Paul Slichter