Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Juncus ensifolius -- (Daggerleaf Rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Juncus ensifolius

The leaves of this rush resemble an iris. It grows in wet habitat, including marshes and ditches from lower elevations to the subalpine.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7518, 121.8132, 2720
Date: July 11, 2014
Juncus ensifolius

The perianth segments are dark brown and the rounded heads are borne in a loose panicle. One edge of the flattened leaf faces the stem.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7518, 121.8132, 2720
Date: July 11, 2014

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