Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Podagrostis humilis -- (Alpine Bentgrass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Podagrostis humilis

Primarily found on the east side of the Park, but also above Paradise, this small grass has been observed at an altitude of 10,000 feet. Here it grows on the rocky habitat of First Burroughs Mountain.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9158, -121.6709, 6868
Date: August 7, 2014
Podagrostis humilis

The flowers are borne in a dense inflorescence and the plants are typically very small. This species was formerly in the Agrostis genus.

Location: First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
First Burroughs, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9158, -121.6709, 6868
Date: August 7, 2014

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