Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Deschampsia danthonioides -- (Annual Hairgrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Deschampsia danthonioides

The leaf blades of this delicate hairgrass are inrolled and very narrow. The flowers are arranged in a panicle and the stems are a foot tall.

Location: One-half mile south of White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 18, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
One-half mile south of White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9687, -121.5358, 4663
Date: August 18, 2016
Deschampsia danthonioides

Infrequently encountered, here the plants grow on disturbed ground near an open parking area.

Location: One-half mile south of White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 18, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
One-half mile south of White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9687, -121.5358, 4663
Date: August 18, 2016

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