All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Youth-on-Age; Piggy-back Plant</strong>
<em>Tolmiea menziesii</em> / Saxifrage Family
Mt. Rainier National Park
June 22, 2009

This plant gets its odd common name from the leaves, shortly after blooming, a tiny new leaf grows above the old...
Youth-on-Age; Piggy-back Plant
Tolmiea menziesii / Saxifrage Family
Mt. Rainier National Park
June 22, 2009

This plant gets its odd common name from the leaves, shortly after blooming, a tiny new leaf grows above the old ones. The new leaves are a form of vegetative reproduction, each one can grow a new plant.

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