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Frémont's silktassel - Photo (c) Frank D. Lospalluto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Frémont's silktassel Info
Garrya fremontii is a species of flowering shrub known by several common names, including California fever bush, bearbrush, and Frémont's silktassel. Both the latter name, and the plant's specific epithet are derived from John C. Frémont (From Wikipedia)
Stonecrops - Photo (c) James Gaither, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Stonecrops Info
Sedum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, members of which are commonly known as stonecrops. The genus has been described as containing up to 600 species of leaf succulents that are found throughout the Northern Hemisphere, varying from annual and creeping herbs to shrubs. The plants have water-storing leaves. The flowers usually have five petals, seldom four or six. There are typically twice as many stamens as petals. (From Wikipedia)
Opposite-leaved tarweed - Photo (c) 2009 Barry Breckling, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Opposite-leaved tarweed Info
Hemizonella minima — (syn. Madia minima), known by the common name opposite-leaved tarweed, is a species of flowering plant in the aster family. (From Wikipedia)
Whiteleaf Manzanita - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Whiteleaf Manzanita Info
Arctostaphylos viscida, with the common names whiteleaf manzanita and sticky manzanita, is a species of manzanita. (From Wikipedia)
Greenleaf Manzanita - Photo (c) Brent Miller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Greenleaf Manzanita Info
Arctostaphylos patula is a species of manzanita known by the common name greenleaf manzanita. This manzanita is native to western North America where it grows in coniferous forests at moderate to high elevations. (From Wikipedia)
mountain pride - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY) CC
mountain pride Info
Penstemon newberryi is a species of penstemon known by the common name mountain pride. It is native to the mountains of northern California, Oregon, and Nevada, where it grows in rocky habitat, often at high elevation, such as talus. It is a bushy, mat-forming subshrub growing up to 30 centimeters tall. The leaves are mostly basal on the plant, oblong or oval and toothed, measuring 1 to 4 centimeters in length, with a few smaller pairs... (From Wikipedia)
Goosefoot violet - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) CC
Goosefoot violet Info
Viola purpurea is a species of violet which bears yellow flowers. It is known commonly as the goosefoot violet. It is a small plant which bears thick to fleshy toothed or ridged oval leaves which are mostly green but may have a purplish tint to them. The flowers are made up of bright yellow petals, the lowermost being streaked or veined with purple and the lateral petals with purplish undersides. (From Wikipedia)
Hulsea - Photo (c) Miguel Vieira, some rights reserved (CC BY) CC
Hulsea Info
Hulsea is a small genus of flowering plants in the daisy family known commonly as the alpinegold genus. Alpinegolds are annual or perennial herbs native to western North America. They produce stout erect stems which may be fuzzy, hairy, or quite woolly. They are leafy, especially toward the base of the stem. At the top of the stem they bear small daisylike flower heads, with ray florets in shades of yellow to reddish-orange around a center... (From Wikipedia)
Seep Monkeyflower - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Seep Monkeyflower Info
Mimulus guttatus, the Common monkey-flower, is a yellow bee-pollinated annual or perennial herbaceous wildflower that grows along the banks of streams and seeps in western North America. (From Wikipedia)
Death Camas - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Death Camas Info
Toxicoscordion venenosum (syn. Zigadenus venenosus), commonly called death camas or meadow deathcamas, is a flowering plant in the genus Toxicoscordion belonging to the Melanthiaceae. It grows up to 70 cm tall with long, basal, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions but do not smell like onions. The flowers are cream coloured or white and grow in pointed clusters, flowering between April and July. Death camas occurs in some parts of western North... (From Wikipedia)
Spreading Phlox - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) CC
Spreading Phlox Info
Phlox diffusa is a species of phlox known by the common name spreading phlox. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to the southwestern United States to the Dakotas, where it grows in many types of habitat, including rocky, high elevation mountain slopes. It is a very compact mat-forming perennial herb growing in cushions or patches of short, decumbent stems. The linear, lance-shaped, or needle-like leaves are no more than 1.5 centimeters long... (From Wikipedia)
Lewisia - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) CC
Lewisia Info
Lewisia is a plant genus, named for Meriwether Lewis who encountered the species in 1806. The native habitat of Lewisia species is north facing cliffs in the western part of North America. Local Native Americans ate the roots, which have also been used to treat sore throats. (From Wikipedia)
Subalpine Onion - Photo (c) western goblin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Subalpine Onion Info
Allium obtusum is a species of wild onion known by the common name red Sierra onion or subalpine onion. It is native to eastern California and western Nevada. (From Wikipedia)
Cymopterus terebinthinus - Photo (c) Brent Miller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Cymopterus terebinthinus Info
Cymopterus terebinthinus is a flowering plant in the carrot family, also known as northern Indian parsnip. It is native to Western North America. (From Wikipedia)
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