golden currant (Ribes aureum) above Palouse Falls, Palouse Falls State Park, Washington
"bee" on Golden Currant (Riber aureum), Palouse Falls State Park, Washington
yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris) 2, Palouse Falls state park, Washington
Found common in area around sagebrush, pretty sure its a balsamroot, but not sure about the specific species
Black beetle crawling around in the hot dirt at Palouse Falls State Park
Big sagebrush is the dominant perennial shrub in the area, very aromatic and this particular one was over six feet tall.
Small member of the aster genus almost ready to flower, growing on open rocky hillside in Palouse Falls State Park
Several different marmots living in the rocks and dry soil around the falls in Palouse Falls State Park