Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Juncus covillei -- (Coville's Rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Juncus covillei

The flowering branches are stiff, with several brownish flowers on each. This juncus is more common near the coast, but at the Park it grows to the lower subalpine region.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7715, -121.8801, 2678
Date: August 13, 2014
Juncus covillei

Known only from Westside road, this rare rush is only about 10 inches tall, with slender leaves.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7715, -121.8801, 2678
Date: August 13, 2014

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