Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Carex scopulorum -- (Rocky Mountain Sedge)

photos by Susan McDougall


Carex scopulorum

Most often a sedge of wet meadows and shorelines, here it grows in a ditch near the road at Ricksecker Point. The plants are loosely tufted, and the spikes are elongated and narrow.

Location: Ricksecker Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 6, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Ricksecker Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7702, -121.7684, 4351
Date: August 6, 2015
Carex scopulorum

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

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Meadow south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8664, -121.5156, 5309
Date: July 22, 2014

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