There are two varieties of this attractive sedge. This one, variety dives, is rare at the Park; it grows in wet meadows and along lake shores and ponds.
Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: July 11, 2014
A low-to-middle elevation, tall sedge, of wet meadows. The female spike, shown in the photo, is bicolored. This is variety aquatilis.
Location: Meadow south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: July 22, 2014