Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Woodsia scopulina -- (Rocky Mountain Cliff Fern)

photos by Susan McDougall


Woodsia scopulina

Known from two locations at the Park, this Cliff Fern is distinguished by the hairs on the lower side of the blades and the once-pinnate fronds. It is larger than Oregon Cliff Fern.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.765, -121.8769, 2549
Date: August 13, 2014
Woodsia scopulina

In this photo, the dark sori are clearly seen.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.765, -121.8769, 2549
Date: August 13, 2014

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