Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Equisetum hyemale -- (Northern Scouring-rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Equisetum hyemale

Uncommon at the Park, this is a lowland species of wet sites. The cone is distinctive with its small pointed top.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park
GPS: 46.7378, -121.5659, 1983
Date: September 8, 2016
Equisetum hyemale

The stems are stout and tall. This species is distinguished from Equisetum variegatum by the thickness of the stems and the many groves (15-50).

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National park
GPS: 46.7378, -121.5659, 1983
Date: September 8, 2016

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