[The Sedges of Mt. Adams]

Hood's Sedge

Carex hoodii

Hood's sedge? as seen along a vernal tributary of Dairy Creek that crosses Rd K6900 at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.............July 10, 2005.

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Hood's sedge as seen along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.......................September 5, 2008.

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The 2 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia and scales of Hood's sedge as seen along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 (to the west of the South Climb Trail) on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.......................September 5, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged view.

The photo above shows the dense, head-like inflorescence of Hood's sedge. Note the apparent green and golden-brown coloration of the perigynia. Photographed in Morrison Creek Campground at the trailhead for the Shorthorn Trail #16 into the Mt. Adams Wilderness.......................August 22, 2008.

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The 4 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia and scales of Hood's sedge. Note that the perigynia are are greenish along the forward edges while the central portion above the achene is a golden-brown. Photographed in Morrison Creek Campground at the trailhead for the Shorthorn Trail #16 into the Mt. Adams Wilderness.......................August 22, 2008.


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The 2 photos above show additional close-up views of the dense, head-like inflorescence of Hood's sedge. Note the apparent green and golden-brown coloration of the perigynia. Photographed in Morrison Creek Campground at the trailhead for the Shorthorn Trail #16 into the Mt. Adams Wilderness.......................August 22, 2008.

Paul Slichter