Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Carex laeviculmis -- (Sheep sedge)

photos by Susan McDougall


Carex laeviculmis

A small sedge with narrow leaves, the head is dense and dark. It is common in the subalpine in wet habitats, including rocky slopes and meadows.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7697, -121.7239
Date: August 1, 2014
Carex laeviculmis

Smooth-stemmed Sedge is a densely tufted sedge, common in moist meadows and other wet habitats from middle to subalpine elevations. The leaves are narrow, and the spikes are slightly separated on the stem.

Location: Meadows south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Meadows south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8656, -121.5389, 4643
Date: July 22, 2014

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