Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Equisetum palustre -- (Marsh Horsetail)

photos by Susan McDougall


Equisetum palustre

Most often found at low elevations, this horsetail has only 5-10 "teeth" and is typically less than 20 inches in height. Here it is occurring in the subalpine region.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes
GPS: 46.8656, -121.5826333
Date: June 26, 2015
Equisetum palustre

A branched horsetail, the sterile and fertile stems are alike.

Location: Owyhigh Lakes

Date: June 26, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Owyhigh Lakes
GPS: 46.8656, -121.5826333
Date: June 26, 2015

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