Checkerspots are known to be found dead hanging off this flower. Their proboscis get stuck and they can't retreat.
Photo by: Olivia Webb
Low growing, spreading, multiple pink flowers. Perhaps a manzanita?
On trail just above Emerald Lake.
Corollas pink striped, lobes recurved
At about 7000 foot elevation at a Vista Overlook about half way (maybe ) between Arnold , CA and Alpine County line .
Apocynum androsaemifolium (Fly-trap dogbane, Spreading dogbane) is a flowering plant. Milky sap appears on broken stems. Leaf margin is entire and leaf veination is alternate. Its leaves appear as pointed ovals, while its flowers appear terminally on a stalk.