Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Juncus regelii -- (Regel's Rush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Juncus regelii

The small, dense heads of this rush consist of many flowers; there may be as many as three along the stem. A middle elevation species, here it grows alongside the road below Chinook Pass.

Location: below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8675, -121.5255, 4896
Date: September 8, 2016
Juncus regelii

The plants are somewhat tufted with slender stems. As the photo shows, this rush grows well in wet habitat on thin soils.

Location: below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: September 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
below Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8675, -121.5255, 4896
Date: September 8, 2016

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