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56 plants
4 insects
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American Bistort Bistorta bistortoides

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June 26, 2015 12:03 AM PDT

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Plain Mariposa Lily Calochortus invenustus

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June 26, 2015 12:10 AM PDT

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Western Carpenter Ant Camponotus modoc

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June 26, 2015 06:21 AM PDT

Description

These are my favorite insects in the wild. They are curious, courteous, energetic explorers. They are tough, too. Flick one off your sleeve and they land gracefully and continue their journey.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 06:48 AM PDT

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Western Labrador Tea Rhododendron columbianum

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June 26, 2015 07:00 AM PDT

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 07:13 AM PDT

Description

L. leeana growing near both pinewoods lousewort and mountain pride

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 07:17 AM PDT

Description

L. leeana almost never grows from vertical rock faces like this one

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June 26, 2015 07:19 AM PDT

Description

Is it a mega-xenolith or a micro-roof pendant? Note the very sharp contact between the metamorphics and the granite in the second photo.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 07:33 AM PDT

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Legumes Family Fabaceae

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June 26, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

Description

I'm not sure I found a single fresh blossom.

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 07:46 AM PDT

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Western Labrador Tea Rhododendron columbianum

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June 26, 2015 07:53 AM PDT

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Waterleaf Phacelia Phacelia hydrophylloides

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June 26, 2015 07:55 AM PDT

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Purple Mountainheath Phyllodoce breweri

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June 26, 2015 08:04 AM PDT

Description

L. leeana seldom lives as close to other plants as it does in the Spanish Mountain area.

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Nuttall's Sandwort Minuartia nuttallii

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June 26, 2015 08:05 AM PDT

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Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi

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June 26, 2015 08:08 AM PDT

Description

Mountain pride with lower Geraldine Lake and impressive granite cliff in background.

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Red-berried Elder Sambucus racemosa

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June 26, 2015 08:12 AM PDT

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Brewer's Miterwort Mitella breweri

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June 26, 2015 08:15 AM PDT

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Rushes Genus Juncus

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June 26, 2015 08:21 AM PDT

Description

hollow stem, neat flower

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Threeleaf Lewisia Lewisia triphylla

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June 26, 2015 08:25 AM PDT

Description

This little Lewisia is growing in a damper area a few meters downslope from a nice stand of L. leeana

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 08:27 AM PDT

Description

Nice stand of L. leeana upslope from a nice stand of a small, white-flowered species of Lewisia.

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Pinemat Manzanita Arctostaphylos nevadensis

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June 26, 2015 08:29 AM PDT

Description

Pinemat manzanita surrounding L. leeana

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June 26, 2015 08:35 AM PDT

Description

pollinators of L. leeana, the only ones I've ever observed

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Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi

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June 26, 2015 08:37 AM PDT

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Corn Lily Veratrum californicum

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June 26, 2015 09:06 AM PDT

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Sierra Bog Orchid Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys

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June 26, 2015 09:07 AM PDT

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True Lilies Genus Lilium

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June 26, 2015 09:07 AM PDT

Description

I had no time to stick around to see these open up

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Prettyface Triteleia ixioides

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June 26, 2015 09:13 AM PDT

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Cinquefoils Genus Potentilla

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June 26, 2015 09:14 AM PDT

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Whiskerbrush Leptosiphon ciliatus

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June 26, 2015 09:15 AM PDT

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Larkspurs Genus Delphinium

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June 26, 2015 09:15 AM PDT

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Naked Buckwheat Eriogonum nudum

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Date

June 26, 2015 09:17 AM PDT

Description

One of the photos shows blossoms growing at the base of the plant. I guess one of the stalks got turned around.

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Bridges' Cliffbrake Pellaea bridgesii

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June 26, 2015 09:18 AM PDT

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Groundsmoke Genus Gayophytum

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June 26, 2015 09:19 AM PDT

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Plain Mariposa Lily Calochortus invenustus

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June 26, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

Description

look's like it's tastey

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Sierra Stonecrop Sedum obtusatum

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June 26, 2015 09:24 AM PDT

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June 26, 2015 09:24 AM PDT

Description

most of this small metamorphic roof pendant is deeply weathered

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Mountain Bluebells Mertensia ciliata

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June 26, 2015 09:27 AM PDT

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Carrot Family Family Apiaceae

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June 26, 2015 09:28 AM PDT

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Purpleflower Honeysuckle Lonicera conjugialis

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June 26, 2015 09:29 AM PDT

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Plain Mariposa Lily Calochortus invenustus

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June 26, 2015 09:32 AM PDT

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Wormwoods Genus Artemisia

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June 26, 2015 09:34 AM PDT

Description

strong sage fragrance, not woody

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Scorpionweeds Genus Phacelia

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June 26, 2015 09:39 AM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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June 26, 2015 09:39 AM PDT

Description

butterfly resting on corn lily

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Spreading Phlox Phlox diffusa

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June 26, 2015 09:42 AM PDT

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Milkvetches Genus Astragalus

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June 26, 2015 09:45 AM PDT

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dikes

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June 26, 2015 09:46 AM PDT

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Two dikes. The course grained pegmatite dike intrudes the fine grained aplite dike, both of which intrude the granite.

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Yellow-faced Bumble Bee Bombus vosnesenskii

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Date

June 26, 2015 09:46 AM PDT

Description

could be Bombus californicus

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Mountain Jewelflower Streptanthus tortuosus

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June 26, 2015 09:46 AM PDT

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Spurry Buckwheat Eriogonum spergulinum

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June 26, 2015 09:48 AM PDT

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Elders Genus Sambucus

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June 26, 2015 09:49 AM PDT

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Wild Buckwheats Genus Eriogonum

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June 26, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

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Mountain Jewelflower Streptanthus tortuosus

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June 26, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

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Purpleflower Honeysuckle Lonicera conjugialis

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June 26, 2015 09:57 AM PDT

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Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi

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June 26, 2015 09:59 AM PDT

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Small-leaf Cream Bush Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus

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June 26, 2015 10:00 AM PDT

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False Solomon's-Seal Maianthemum racemosum

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June 26, 2015 10:02 AM PDT

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Mountain Coyote Mint Monardella odoratissima

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June 26, 2015 10:04 AM PDT

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Wallflowers Genus Erysimum

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June 26, 2015 10:05 AM PDT

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Velvety Stickseed Hackelia velutina

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June 26, 2015 10:05 AM PDT

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

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Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi

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June 26, 2015 10:11 AM PDT

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Paintbrushes Genus Castilleja

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June 26, 2015 10:12 AM PDT

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Sierra Mousetail Ivesia santolinoides

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June 26, 2015 10:12 AM PDT

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Flowering Plants Subphylum Angiospermae

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June 26, 2015 10:14 AM PDT

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Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi

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June 26, 2015 10:14 AM PDT

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Sierra Mousetail Ivesia santolinoides

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June 26, 2015 10:16 AM PDT

Description

I've never seen more blossoms on a mousetail Ivesia.

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Sierra Lodgepole Pine Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana

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June 26, 2015 10:29 AM PDT

Description

The tree looked very healthy despite its contortions.

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Spreading Phlox Phlox diffusa

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June 26, 2015 10:30 AM PDT

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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June 26, 2015 10:41 AM PDT

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Torrey's Blue-eyed Mary Collinsia torreyi

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June 26, 2015 10:47 AM PDT

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Quill-leaf Lewisia Lewisia leeana

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Date

June 26, 2015 10:53 AM PDT

Description

The accompanying photo shows the large root that is seldom exposed. According to the literature, it is attached to one or more caudexes that can be 3 to 5 cm across. I have never dug one up to see a caudex.

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June 26, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

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Mountain Jewelflower Streptanthus tortuosus

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June 26, 2015 11:12 AM PDT

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Pink Everlasting Antennaria rosea

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June 26, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

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American Parsley Fern Cryptogramma acrostichoides

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June 26, 2015 11:16 AM PDT

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Sierra Shooting Star Primula jeffreyi

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June 26, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

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Primrose Monkeyflower Erythranthe primuloides

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June 26, 2015 01:22 PM PDT

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June 26, 2015 01:23 PM PDT

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Seep Monkeyflower Erythranthe guttata

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June 26, 2015 01:25 PM PDT

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Brewer's Miterwort Mitella breweri

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June 26, 2015 03:19 PM PDT

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Alpine Mitrewort Mitella pentandra

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June 26, 2015 04:17 PM PDT

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Willowherbs Genus Epilobium

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June 26, 2015 04:20 PM PDT

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Scorpionweeds Genus Phacelia

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June 26, 2015 04:23 PM PDT

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Plain Mariposa Lily Calochortus invenustus

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June 26, 2015 04:30 PM PDT

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Common Yarrow Achillea millefolium

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June 26, 2015 05:30 PM PDT