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Mountain Bluebells Mertensia ciliata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 07:16 AM PDT

Description

Mountain bluebells south of Chimney Lake.

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Torrey's Blue-eyed Mary Collinsia torreyi

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 07:27 AM PDT

Description

Blue lips south of Chimney Lake.

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Pine Fritillary Fritillaria pinetorum

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 07:34 AM PDT

Description

Pine fritillary south of Chimney Lake.

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Velvety Stickseed Hackelia velutina

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 07:38 AM PDT

Description

Stickseed south of Chimney Lake.

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Pinewoods Lousewort Pedicularis semibarbata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 07:49 AM PDT

Description

Pinewoods lousewort southwest of Chimney Lake.

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Dusty-Maidens Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:11 AM PDT

Description

Dusty-maidens north of Woodchuck Creek.

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Pinemat Manzanita Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:22 AM PDT

Description

Pinemat manzanita north of Woodchuck Creek.

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Torrey's Blue-eyed Mary Collinsia torreyi

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:24 AM PDT

Description

Bluelips north of Woodchuck Creek.

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Whiskerbrush Leptosiphon ciliatus

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:27 AM PDT

Description

Whiskerbrush north of Woodchuck Creek.

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Mountain Bluebells Mertensia ciliata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:37 AM PDT

Description

Mountain bluebells north of Woodchuck Creek.

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Miner's Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:45 AM PDT

Description

I'm not sure of species. I couldn't list this simply as "genus Claytonia".

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Sierra Shooting Star Primula jeffreyi

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:52 AM PDT

Description

Sierra shooting star near Woodchuck Creek.

Mammals

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Mammals Class Mammalia

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 08:57 AM PDT

Description

Mammal bone next to Woodchuck Creek.

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Mountain Bluebells Mertensia ciliata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:00 AM PDT

Description

Thickest stand of mountain bluebells I've ever seen.

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Common Yarrow Achillea millefolium

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:14 AM PDT

Description

Yarrow near Woodchuck Creek.

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Prettyface Triteleia ixioides

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:14 AM PDT

Description

Pretty face near Woodchuck Creek.

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Sparse-flowered Bog Orchid Platanthera sparsiflora

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:20 AM PDT

Description

Green orchid near Woodchuck Creek.

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White Marsh Marigold Caltha leptosepala

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:23 AM PDT

Description

White marsh marigold in Woodchuck Creek.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:28 AM PDT

Description

I have never found Lewisia leeana on the south facing slope north of Woodchuck Creek. The stream position on Google maps is actually north of the location posted. It flows through the more prominent contour "V's" north of the mark.

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Purple Mountainheath Phyllodoce breweri

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:33 AM PDT

Description

Purple mountainheath south of Woodchuck Creek.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:57 AM PDT

Description

An overachieving Lewisia leeana south of Woodchuck Creek.

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Swamp Laurel Kalmia polifolia

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 09:57 AM PDT

Description

Swamp laurel south of Woodchuck Creek.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 10:08 AM PDT

Description

Lewisia leeana south of Woodchuck Creek. L. leeana doesn't usually cuddle up to other plants, but it seemed to be getting along with this shaggy hawkweed.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 10:27 AM PDT

Description

Lewisia leeana almost into the Little Rancheria Creek watershed. A couple of days earlier, I found an L. leeana specimen actually in the Little Rancheria Creek Watershed.

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Western Columbine Aquilegia formosa

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 10:49 AM PDT

Description

Crimson columbine northeast of Finger Rock.

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Ranger's Buttons Sphenosciadium capitellatum

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Last year's ranger's buttons with sprouts at the base of the old stalk. Must be a perennial. It's northeast of Finger Rock.

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California Valerian Valeriana californica

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

Description

California valerian east of Finger Rock.

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Sierra Mariposa Lily Calochortus minimus

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 11:49 AM PDT

Description

Sierra mariposa lily next to trail up Little Rancheria Creek. The lilies are commonly associated with strawberries on this trail. I walked this section of trail several times before noticing the two white flowers were different.

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Waterleaf Phacelia Phacelia hydrophylloides

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 11:56 AM PDT

Description

This is the only waterleaf phacelia I saw blooming on the entire trip. I guess it's a little early.

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Coral Fungi Genus Ramaria

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:12 PM PDT

Description

Coral fungus next to trail. Note the lovely little pinewoods lousewort to the left.

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Torrey's Blue-eyed Mary Collinsia torreyi

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:19 PM PDT

Description

Blue lips next to trail.

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Whiskerbrush Leptosiphon ciliatus

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:21 PM PDT

Description

Whiskerbrush south of Hoffman Mountain.

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Miner's Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:26 PM PDT

Description

Miner's lettuce south of Hoffman Mountain.

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Thyme-leaved Speedwell Veronica serpyllifolia

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:36 PM PDT

Description

One of the speedwells south of Hoffman Mountain.

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Sierra Bog Orchid Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 12:45 PM PDT

Description

Sierra bog orchid next to Little Rancheria Creek.

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Carpet Clover Trifolium monanthum

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 01:04 PM PDT

Description

I saw little white dots on the ground which turned out to be these little white flowers with strawberry-like leaves.

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Big Deervetch Hosackia crassifolia

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

Description

Buck lotus wasn't in flower when I walked by three days earlier.

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Purple Nightshade Solanum xanti

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 01:41 PM PDT

Description

Purple nightshade next to Little Rancheria Creek trail.

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Coralroots Genus Corallorhiza

Observer

sekihiker

Date

June 19, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

Description

I'm not sure if this is spotted or striped. It was the only one I saw in four days and I usually see a dozen or so spotted coral root plants in a typical trip through here.