Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Festuca occidentalis -- (Western Fescue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Festuca occidentalis

Sometimes more than three feet tall, this is a loosely clump grass. The panicle is open. A middle elevation species of open forests or slopes, it is uncommon.

Location: Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7331, -121.8556
Date: July 8, 2014

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