Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Eriophorum gracile -- (Slender Cotton-grass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Eriophorum gracile

Rare at the Park, this cotton-grass has 3 or 4 spikelets, and, as with the others, white bristles. The stem leaves are channeled and there is a single bract below the inflorescence.

Location: Mountain Meadows, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Mountain Meadows, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9446, -121.8859
Date: July 22, 2015

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