EAST MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE APRIL 2008
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Photographs by Michael Charters

 



The pictures shown here were taken in the course of a Jepson Herbarium field trip to the Eastern Mojave in April. An upside-down V next to the common name indicates a taxon that was new to me when I photographed it on this field trip.


   
Cooper's goldenbush
Ericameria cooperi
Asteraceae
 
Miniature woolstar
Eriastrum diffusum
Polemoniaceae
 
Holly-leaf redberry
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhamnaceae


 
Desert thistle ^
Cirsium neomexicanum
Asteraceae
 
Bladder sage, Paperbag bush
Salazaria mexicana
Lamiaceae


 
 
Nevada tea
Ephedra nevadensis
Ephedraceae
 
 
Mojave yucca
Yucca schidigera
Liliaceae
Desert mistletoe
Phoradendron californicum
Viscaceae
   
Winged pectocarya
Pectocarya penicillata
Boraginaceae
Goldenheads
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus
Asteraceae


 
 
Desert indian paintbrush
Castilleja angustifolia
Scrophulariaceae
Curvenut pectocarya
Pectocarya recurvata
Boraginaceae
 


   
Blackbrush
Coleogyne ramosissima
Rosaceae
 
Yellow penstemon
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Scrophulariaceae


 
Desert senna
Senna armata
Fabaceae


   
Goodding's verbena
Verbena gooddingii
Verbenaceae
 
Checker fiddleneck
Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellata
Boraginaceae
 
Fremont phacelia
Phacelia fremontii
Hydrophyllaceae


   
Tansy mustard
Descurainia pinnata ssp. glabra
Brassicaceae
 
Spreading fleabane
Erigeron divergens
Asteraceae


 
 
Arizona ipomopsis ^
Ipomopsis arizonica
Polemoniaceae
 
 
 
 
Canyon bird's-foot trefoil ^
Lotus argyraeus var. multicaulis
Fabaceae
King's bladderpod
Lesquerella kingii ssp. kingii
Brassicaceae
 
 


     
Antelope bush
Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa
Rosaceae
 
Fremont's syntrichopappus
Syntrichopappus fremontii
Asteraceae