Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Carex raynoldsii -- (Raynold's sedge)

photos by Susan McDougall


Carex raynoldsii

A tall sedge, found in subalpine wet meadows and most common in the Paradise area. It is an androgynous sedge, the separate parts shown in the photo.

Location: Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 15, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8728, -121.7440
Date: July 15, 2016
Carex raynoldsii

The showy spikes are multi-colored.

Location: Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 15, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8728, -121.7440
Date: July 15, 2016
Carex raynoldsii

The plants are tufted and spread by rootstocks. The leaves are flat.

Location: Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Little Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.0211, -121.5158
Date: July 25, 2016

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