Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Festuca viridula -- (Emerald Fescue)

photos by Susan McDougall


Festuca viridula

The panicle is somewhat open, and on favorable sites the stems can reach more than three feet in height.

Location: Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9128, -121.6449, 6270
Date: July 25, 2014
Festuca viridula

Perhaps the most common grass in the Sunrise area, Emerald Fescue grows in stout clumps on open ground.

Location: Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9128, -121.6449, 6270
Date: July 25, 2014

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