Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Trisetum cernuum -- (Creeping Snowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Trisetum cernuum

Most frequently seen on the south side of the Park, this Trisetum has two subspecies which are separated by the nature of the panicle. The leaf blades are wide, and the spikelets are composed of two flowers. This is subspecies canescens.

Location: Lakes Trail trailhead, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Lakes Trail trailhead, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7691, -121.7242, 4953
Date: August 1, 2014
Trisetum cernuum

Subspecies cernuum has an open panicle of spikelets. Common in moist habitat, both subspecies grow in moist places.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7498, -121.8154, 2704
Date: July 11, 2014

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