The Mt. Wilson Trail Before and After the Fire of April, 2008



 


 


 


 


 


 


 



A few other postfire scenes...


   

 



And signs of continuing life......


 
 
Chaparral yucca
Yucca whipplei
Liliaceae
 
 
Common eucrypta
Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. chrysanthemifolia

Hydrophyllaceae
Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Rosaceae
   
Farewell-to-spring
Clarkia bottae
Onagraceae
Globe gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
Polemoniaceae


 
Golden yarrow
Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum
Asteraceae
 
Heartleaf penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia
Scrophulariaceae


 
 
Canterbury bells
Phacelia minor
Hydrophyllaceae
 
 
 
 
Yellow pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula
Asteraceae
Canyon sweet pea
Lathyrus vestitus
Fabaceae
 
 


 
 
Variable checkerspot
Euphydryas chalcedona
 
 
Indian pink
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Caryophyllaceae
Chia
Salvia columbariae
Lamiaceae
   
Lanceleaf dudleya
Dudleya lanceolata
Crassulaceae
Prickly cryptantha
Cryptantha muricata
Boraginaceae


Short-leaved cliff aster
Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia
Asteraceae


   
California buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Polygonaceae
 
Bush monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus
Scrophulariaceae
 
Caterpillar phacelia
Phacelia cicutaria
Hydrophyllaceae


 
Narrow-leaved bedstraw
Galium angustifolium
Rubiaceae
 
Plummer's mariposa lily
Calochortus plummerae
Liliaceae


The next couple of years should be good ones. Stay tuned.