Holoparasite; single flower to 10cm, locally abundant in moist rocky seep near 4th of July trail.
Mammal spine on the north side of Icicle Creek Canyon near Leavenworth, Washington.
Female Grouse, Lower Enchantments
Anecdotal only, no photo.
Saw a single pika just below the top of Aasgard Pass.
I heard them alarming all over the area on both sides of the pass. It sounded like quite a large colony there. I didn't see or hear their signs in other parts of the Enchantments.
Their call is different than the Sierra Nevada pika I'm familiar with.
Butterfly, Snow Creek
Unknown bug, Eight Mile Campground. A very small bright red critter on the weave of a blue backpack.
Chipmunk, Aasgard Pass
Hoary Marmot, Rune Lake meadow
Mountain goat, Sprite Lake
Mountain Goat nanny and kid, Upper Enchantments
Very common shrub in area and many parts of WA, not yet flowering in the Leavenworth area.
Dominant groundcover in Ponderosa overstory campgrounds, not sure if arctic or western.
Pretty little flower just off the campsite road in Eightmile Campground near Leavenworth in Ponderossa Snowberry and Coltsfoot.
Seeds from last year on plant, by roadside, with rockey mountain maple and willow
Vine maple and big leaf are hermapglhrodytes, but this one is gynodiecious, males + hermaphrodites
blue tail is for predation avoidance
White flowers, tubular, more pink on west side
East side dry habitat fern
Orchid, not in bloom