Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Carex phaeocephala -- (Dunhead Sedge)

photos by Susan McDougall


Carex phaeocephala

The spikes are crowded into a pyramidal head.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9175, -121.6688, 6731
Date: August 7, 2014
Carex phaeocephala

A sedge of high elevations, here seen alongside a trail on rocky terrain, it is fairly common up to about 7,500 feet. The plants are tufted and about a foot tall.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9175, -121.6688, 6731
Date: August 7, 2014

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