Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Huperzia haleakalae -- (Alpine Fir-moss)

photos by Susan McDougall


Huperzia haleakalae

This species often is found on open slopes and ridges; here it is growing near a small creek.

Location: Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9354, -121.8529
Date: August 3, 2016
Huperzia haleakalae

Lacking cones, this is an uncommon clubmoss with erect stems, somewhat bent at the base.

Location: Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9354, -121.8529
Date: August 3, 2016
Huperzia haleakalae

Immature leaves are lancelike, and mature leaves are more oval.

Location: Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Meadow near Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9354, -121.8529
Date: August 3, 2016

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