Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Juncus filiformis -- (Thread Rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Juncus filiformis

The open inflorescence has 6 to 8 flowers.

Location: Barn Flat, near Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 15, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Barn Flat, near Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7832, -121.7361, 5217
Date: August 15, 2014
Juncus filiformis

A rare subalpine rush, perhaps most easily seen near the Paradise picnic area, the plants are tufted, and the leaves reduced to brownish sheaths. The bract is very long, nearly half the length of the stem.

Location: Barn Flat, near Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 15, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Barn Flat, near Paradise picnic area, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7832, -121.7361, 5217
Date: August 15, 2014

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