Several of these flowers were near the Mt. Rose wilderness sign.
Seen along the Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Trail. The elevation was around 8700 ft.
Big patch of this plant growing on an exposed mountain top in decomposed granite and volcanic soil near sagebrush.
Roughly 8650-ft elevation.
Found at approx. 9400ft elevation along the trail.
Found at about 9200ft elevation.
Found at approx. 9300ft elevation. (Photos of upper-, and underside.)
Found at approx. 9300ft elevation
Found at approx. 9300 ft elev.
Several found at approx. 9300 ft elev. just off the trail.
2 of 3 seen together.
California Quail, male