pretty little purple flowers
some type of indian paintbrush?
just a bug chillin out in a flower
very small plant, tiny four leafed purple flowers, very thick stem and leaves. in dry dirt, away from other plants. looks like some sort of succulent
Some kind of lupine... At first thought it was a Large-Leaved Lupine, but maybe now a Coville's Lupine.
Teeny tiny little white flowers, almost didn't see them.
A lovely smelling pennyroyal.
Thought it was some type of pennyroyal but it did not smell like mint. l looked in my book and found "long stalked clover" trifolium longpipes var. nevadense.
"Lobb's Nama" little purple flowers
small little plant with little pink flowers with huge green leaves.
Bunched on the end of chaparral, were these cacoons that looked like webs and they were filled with little caterpillars. On the outside of the cacoons were bigger caterpillars.
Growing in a sunny, wet seep area. Exposed from oak-conifer forest at about 4,800 ft in the Sierra foothills. Entire plant is about 18 cm tall, and basal leaves are about a centimeter wide. Flowers are tiny (>5mm).
Growing at Donner Summit at 7000 feet.
Mountain white-crowned sparrow