Most blossoms have 5 petals, unlike the oddball in these photos.
On a mountain bike ride. I was stopped and got a really good look at him as he ran along beside the trail for several dozen yards.
Young Corn Lilies.
This pine is regrowth within the Donner Fire burn area at Sagehen.
I suppose it's possible that this is actually a Ponderosa Pine, but this area was not replanted.
One of our reintroduced cubs pays a visit.
While the bears in Sagehen are wild and we hardly ever see them, sometimes we see our reintroduced cubs in the spring when there is too much snow for them to disperse yet.
Our only native trout, extirpated from Sagehen Creek by introduced brooks, browns and rainbows.
This one lives in the fishhouse channel and was raised in the Forest Service's office aquarium.
These cryptic plants have such amazing flowers!
From the fishhouse observation windows.
The brookies spawn in front of the windows in late summer. It's a great show!