Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Sisyrinchium idahoense -- (Blue-eyed Grass)

photos by Susan McDougall


Sisyrinchium idahoense

An Iris Family member, Blue-eyed Grass is known only at Longmire Meadow on the south side of the Park. The leaves are flattened and the flowering stem more than a foot in height. The blue-violet flowers are somewhat flat and have a small yellow center. This is variety macounii.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7506, -121.8137, 2716
Date: July 11, 2014

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