Sagehen creek Trail
maybe E. densiflorum
there were a lot of these low plants lined up along the middle of the trail
showing Witch's Broom of unknown origin within it
This is the usual site of a patch of Hiker's Gentian, which is almost over for the season.
This is the first time I've seen Alpine Gentian here.
Poor little guy hopping around in the willows with a broken wing. Should be okay while the grass seeds last, but not long for this world after that :(