Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Deschampsia cespitosa -- (Tufted Hairgrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Deschampsia cespitosa

Tall (4 feet or more) in good habitat, but shorter in the subalpine, this tufted grass is common in habitats that range from rocky slopes to wet meadows. This is subspecies cespitosa.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7634, -121.8772
Date: August 13, 2014

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