Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Festuca rubra -- (Red Fescue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Festuca rubra

The spikelets are most often reddish-purple. This is subspecies rubra.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7497, -121.8147, 2724
Date: July 11, 2014
Festuca rubra

The plants are loosely tufted, and the leaf blades inrolled.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7497, -121.8147, 2724
Date: July 11, 2014
Festuca rubra

A common fescue that grows from middle elevations to over 7,000 feet above Paradise, the plants vary in stature depending on their location.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7497, -121.8147, 2724
Date: July 11, 2014

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