Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Poa stenantha -- (Narrow-flowered Bluegrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Poa stenantha

The flowers are borne on spreading branches. This is variety stenantha.

Location: Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 29, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.797, -121.7119, 6161
Date: August 29, 2014
Poa stenantha

The leaf blades of this infrequently seen species are inrolled and narrow. It is a subalpine grass of rocky, open habiat, growing to an elevation of 7,000 feet.

Location: Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 29, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.797, -121.7119, 6161
Date: August 29, 2014

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