Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Poa leptocoma -- (Marsh Bluegrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Poa leptocoma

The spikelets are borne in a branched, spreading panicle.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7673, -121.6359, 3109
Date: July 1, 2014
Poa leptocoma

Found in lower elevation moist locations, such as this seep at Box Canyon, this is a rare grass. It has narrow leaf blades and may reach a height of two feet.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7673, -121.6359, 3109
Date: July 1, 2014

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