35 Photos - Aug 18, 2011
Photo: Ceanothus blossoms, I believe this one is Chapparal Whitethorn, Ceanothus leucodermisPhoto: Sticky cinquefoil, Potentilla glandulosaPhoto: Lobb's buckwheat, Eriogonum lobbiiPhoto: I need help identifying this flower cluster!Photo: Unidentified tiny white flower, covered with dewPhoto: Seep-spring monkeyflower, Mimulus guttatusPhoto: Seep-spring monkeyflower, Mimulus guttatusPhoto: Sierra onion, Allium campanulatumPhoto: Sierra stickseed, Hackelia nervosaPhoto: Sierra stickseed, Hackelia nervosaPhoto: Sierra plum, Prunus subcordataPhoto: Active Pileated Woodpecker nest, shot from a distancePhoto: Lupine, Lupinus sp. Any ideas?Photo: Lupine, Lupinus sp. Any ideas?Photo: Western wallflower, Erysimum capitatum var. perennePhoto: Western wallflower, Erysimum capitatum var. perennePhoto: Burned boulder fieldPhoto: Sticky currant, Ribes viscosissimumPhoto: Nodding arnica, Arnica parryiPhoto: Unidentified blue pea; any ideas?Photo: What's left of a burnt tree stumpPhoto: Boisduval's blue, Plebejus icarioidesPhoto: Bark beetle galleries, probably Dendroctonus sp.Photo: Entrance to an active Black-backed Woodpecker nest cavityPhoto: Entrance to an active Black-backed Woodpecker nest cavityPhoto: Snag hosting an active Black-backed Woodpecker nestPhoto: High-severity burn, with active Black-backed Woodpecker nest tree in center (lightest tree)Photo: Room with a view; Black-backed Woodpecker nest tree overlooking Lake TahoePhoto: Sierra Gooseberry, Ribes roezliiPhoto: Snow Mushroom, Gyromitra montanaPhoto: Newly emerging snow plant, Sarcodes sanguineaPhoto: Pale agoseris, Agoseris glaucaPhoto: Torrey's Blue-eyed Mary, Collinsea torreyiPhoto: Very large wild peony, Paeonia browniiPhoto: Sierra currant, Ribes nevadense