Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Eriophorum angustifolium -- (Narrow-leaved Cotton-grass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Eriophorum angustifolium

Where found, this unusual plant can be abundant, rising as single stems or from a spreading rootstock.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.868, -121.5333, 4781
Date: June 17, 2015
Eriophorum angustifolium

The leaves are V-shaped and well-developed. The plants are most noticeable when the bristles that aid in seed dispersal create a field of white cottonlike heads. This is subspecies angustifolium.

Location: Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.868, -121.5333, 4781
Date: June 17, 2015

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