Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Gymnocarpium disjunctum -- (Pacific Oak Fern)

photos by Susan McDougall


Gymnocarpium disjunctum

Common alongside lowland trails and streambanks in forest settings, this is a graceful fern with triangular, pale green fronds.

Location: Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7471, -121.559, 1992
Date: June 5, 2014
Gymnocarpium disjunctum

Large numbers of single fronds rise from a creeping rootstalk. The leaflets are toothed.

Location: Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7471, -121.559, 1992
Date: June 5, 2014

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