Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Isoetes bolanderi -- (Bolander's Quillwort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Isoetes bolanderi

This Quillwort is often found in muddy substrate late in the season.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7704, -121.7258, 4845
Date: August 8, 2015
Isoetes bolanderi

Although not uncommon, this species is a bit obscure among other water-loving plants. The leaves are stiff and up to 10 inches in length.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7704, -121.7258, 4245
Date: August 8, 2015
Isoetes bolanderi

Spores are borne within this tiny structure.

Location: Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Reflection Lakes, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7704, -121.7258, 4855
Date: August 8, 2015

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