Scrophulariaceae
Synthyris reniformis

Snow Queen

Basal leaves, weak stems, prostrate to ascending flower stalks. Plant lightly covered with soft to shaggy hair. Leaves heart-shaped shallow lobes with toothed margins. Flowers in clusters at stem ends, bell-shaped purple to blue-violet or rarely white. Grows in open conifer forests, at forest edges, grassy places, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--6 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes