Mount Rainier looms behind a wildflower meadow sparkling from light reflected off of white flowers.

scintillating meadows

White wildflowers cause the alpine meadows at Mount Rainier to sparkle, even in the shade.

Some of the flowers are bright white and others are adept at capturing tiny beads of moisture from the air that catch and reflect the ambient light. Millions of tiny scintilla.

A pasque flower seedpod catches tiny bits of moisture from the air that catch and reflect light. making them appear to sparkle and glow.
The master sparkler: a pasque flower seedpod.

For Ragtag Daily Prompt: Scintilla

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