Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Podagrostis aequivalvis -- (Arctic Bentgrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Podagrostis aequivalvis

Infrequent at the Park, this is a subalpine grass, typically found along ponds and lakes. The plants can reach a height of two feet or more. "Bent" refers to the awns which bend at at the middle. The leaf blades are flat.

Location: Upper Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 23, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Upper Tipsoo Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8674, -121.5166
Date: July 23, 2015

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