Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Equisetum fluviatile -- (Swamp Horsetail)

photos by Susan McDougall


Equisetum fluviatile

The spore-producing structure is conelike.

Location: Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7553, -121.5567833
Date: June 18, 2015
Equisetum fluviatile

Resembling the more common Field Horsetail, this species is less branched, and the fertile and sterile stems are alike. The number of "teeth" ranges from 9-25.

Location: Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7553, -121.5567833
Date: June 18, 2015

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