Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Sparganium angustifolium -- (Narrow-leaved Bur-reed)

photos by Susan McDougall


Sparganium angustifolium

A low-elevation bur-reed, this species is common in ponds near the Nisqually and Ohanapecosh Rivers. Here it grows near the Silver Falls trail, on the north side of the loop. The leaves are narrow and float on the surface.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 28, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7437, -121.5641, 2073
Date: August 28, 2014

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