Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Festuca roemeri -- (Roemer's Fescue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Festuca roemeri

Growing on damp rocky cliffs near roads, this is an uncommon fescue.

Location: Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7286, -121.5851, 3119
Date: July 24, 2014
Festuca roemeri

The leaf blades are very narrow and the flowering stems as much as three feet tall.

Location: Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7286, -121.5851, 3119
Date: July 24, 2014
Festuca roemeri

The spikes are somewhat dense and branched.

Location: Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 24, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway east side of the Cowlitz Divide, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7286, -121.5851, 3119
Date: July 24, 2014

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