[The Sedges of Mt. Adams]

Raynold's Sedge

Carex raynoldsii

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Raynold's sedge. The male spike is terminal while the lower, lateral spikes are female. The lateral spikes are on short stalks or peduncles. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.................August 22, 2008.

The photo above shows another close-up of the inflorescence of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.................August 22, 2008.

The photo above shows a close-up of the perigynia and their subtending scales of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.................August 22, 2008.

The photo above shows another close-up of the inflorescence of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.................August 22, 2008.

The photo above shows a close-up of the distinctly, centrally pleated leaf of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.................August 22, 2008.

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The 6 photos seen directly above show close-up views of what appears to be Raynold's sedge as seen along Shorthorn Creek in wet meadows along Shorthorn Creek on the south side of Mt. Adams..................August 24, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged version.

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The 3 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia and inflorescence of Raynold's sedge as seen in moist meadows along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 on Mt. Adams....................................September 5, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged version.

Paul Slichter