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
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