Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Luzula spicata -- (Spiked Woodrush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Luzula spicata

Narrow leaves arranged in a dense tuft characterize this infrequently seen woodrush. It grows from 7,000 to 9,000 feet on rocky slopes.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9112, -121.6789, 7167
Date: August 7, 2014
Luzula spicata

The flowers are brownish and the inflorescence is compact and spikelike.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9112, -121.6789, 7167
Date: August 7, 2014

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