Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Agrostis scabra -- (Rough bentgrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Agrostis scabra

The open panicle of this bentgrass is sometimes half the height of the plant. It is a grass of moist sites from low to subalpine elevations, sometimes seen alongside roads.

Location: Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.867366, -121.5154
Date: July 22, 2015
Agrostis scabra

The diffuse characteristics of the panicle can be seen near the bottom of the photo, while the top flowers have not yet opened; they show the purplish color.

Location: Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.867366, -121.5154
Date: July 22, 2015

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