Saxifragaceae
Elmera racemosa

Yellow Coralbells

Tuft with upright flower stems. Leaves with long petioles, round, 1–2 in. across, palmately lobed with fine-stemmed glands. Flower spike of 10–35 flowers atop 4–10 in. stalk with smaller leaves. Flower with greenish white calyx; pale yellow petals divided into 5–10 lobes; 5 stamens. Grows on ledges, crevices, talus, in subalpine and alpine.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--10 inches
  • Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier NP, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes