Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Pleuropogon refractus -- (Nodding Semaphore-grass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Pleuropogon refractus

The stems may reach five feet in height and the leaves are flat. This grass grows along streams and in moist, open forest habitat.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7512, -121.8149, 2734
Date: July 2, 2014
Pleuropogon refractus

This grass has narrow spikelets that droop in a 1-sided raceme. It is an uncommon lowland species, most easily seen at Longmire Meadow.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7512, -121.8149, 2734
Date: July 2, 2014

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