Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Juncus articulatus -- (Jointed Rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Juncus articulatus

Known only at Sunshine Point near the Nisqually entrance, this rare rush has round leaves and spreading branches.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7378, -121.9091, 2027
Date: August 2, 2014
Juncus articulatus

The petals and sepals are green to dark brown and sharply tipped. They are borne in panicles of 3-30 heads; each head has several flowers.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7378, -121.9091, 2027
Date: August 2, 2014

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