Medium
Photo © Lisa Day, all rights reserved
Mt. Rainier Trail of the Shadows (Google, OSM)
46.7514948, -121.8148908
Accuracy: 248m
open

Description

Sword fern dominated much of the ground along this trail. It seemed to cover the entire forest floor.

Apr. 21, 2012 10:31:57 -0700
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Comments & Identifications

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Western Swordfern - Photo (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lisad22's ID: Western Swordfern (Polystichum munitum)
Posted by lisad22 over 2 years ago (Flag)
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deer fern - Photo (c) Nick Turland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: deer fern (Blechnum spicant)

Smaller evergreen fern that is more common at mid elevations in the Cascades, where there is significant snowpack.

Posted by richard_olmstead over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Western Swordfern - Photo (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lisad22's ID: Western Swordfern (Polystichum munitum)
Polypodiales - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Order Polypodiales, a member of Leptosporangiate Ferns (Class Filicopsida)
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deer fern - Photo (c) Nick Turland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
richard_olmstead's ID: deer fern (Blechnum spicant)

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