Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Carex scirpoidea -- (Northern Single-spike Sedge)

photos by Susan McDougall


Carex scirpoidea

First located at the Park in 2006, the sedge grows on the east side of Ipsut Pass. The leaves are often lax, and the plants spread by rhizomes.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9531, -121.8660
Date: July 22, 2015
Carex scirpoidea

The spike is solitary and stiff, and the perigynia is densely hairy. This is subspecies stenochlaena.

Location: Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ipsut Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9531, -121.8660
Date: July 22, 2015

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