Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Polystichum imbricans -- (Imbricate Sword Fern)

photos by Susan McDougall


Polystichum imbricans

This is a lowland fern, often seen alongside roads or on cliffs.

Location: Silver Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7523, -121.56, 2124
Date: June 5, 2014
Polystichum imbricans

Similar to the very common Polystichum munitum, this fern has narrow, short fronds with overlapping leaflets.

Location: Silver Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7523, -121.56, 2124
Date: June 5, 2014

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