Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Bromus carinatus -- (Mountain Brome)

photos by Susan McDougall


Bromus carinatus

Fairly common, this is a tall brome with flattened spikelets and auricles (ear-like lobes) at the base of the leaf blades. Here it grows alongside a rock wall near the road.

Location: upper Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
upper Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7638, -121.6957, 4357
Date: July 25, 2014
Bromus carinatus

There are two or more spikelets at the end of each branch and several flowers in each spikelet.

Location: upper Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
upper Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7638, -121.6957, 4357
Date: July 25, 2014

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