Invading a bush.
Biggest desert trumpet I've ever seen.
There was hella dodder all around here, enough so that it looked like wildflower bloom from the car.
Prickly-looking bush being subsumed by orange.
Wee poppy plant.
Small bushes on rock outcrops.
Tangled Up In Orange.
Eating an evening primrose.
They keep their yard clear-cut.
Looks like a sea creature.
Lots of dodder here.
Shorties being strangled.
About 6in at Fossil Falls
Seemed to be the only pine species along most of Bishop Pass Trail
Very common above 9000' along Bishop Pass Trail. My guidebook seems to suggest Lemmon's willow, but I don't know a damn thing about Salicaceae!
Bold individual trotted down road toward the car. When we stopped, this individual stood and stared from a short distance for quite a while.