HENDERSON CANYON, ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK
MARCH 2008
Photographs by Michael Charters




Henderson Canyon is immediately north of Borrego Palm Canyon. 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.


   
Bigelow's monkeyflower
Mimulus bigelovii var. bigelovii
Scrophulariaceae
 
Caterpillar phacelia
Phacelia cicutaria var. hispida
Hydrophyllaceae
 
Beavertail cactus
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
Cactaceae


 
 
Chuparosa
Justicia californica
Asteraceae
 
 
Desert chicory
Rafinesquia neomexicana
Asteraceae
California cloak fern ^
Notholaena californica
Pteridaceae
   
Desert rockpea
Lotus rigidus
Fabaceae
Desert threadplant
Nemacladus rubescens
Campanulaceae


   
Brittlebush
Encelia farinosa
Asteraceae
 
Bajada lupine
Lupinus concinnus
Fabaceae


 
 
Desert star
Monoptilon bellioides
Asteraceae
 
 
 
 
Hall's caulanthus
Caulanthus hallii
Brassicaceae
Fishhook cactus
Mammillaria dioica
Cactaceae
 
 


 
Little gold poppy
Eschscholzia minutiflora
Papaveraceae
 
Parish's poppy
Eschscholzia parishii
Papaveraceae


   
Rock crossosoma ^
Crossosoma bigelovii
Crossosomataceae


   
California wild buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium
Polygonaceae
 
San Felipe dyssodia
Adenophyllum porophylloides
Asteraceae
 
Star gilia
Gilia stellata
Polemoniaceae
   
Peirson's brown-eyed primrose
Camissonia claviformis ssp. peirsonii
Onagraceae
Pebble pincushion
Chaenactis carphoclinia
Asteraceae
   
Short-winged deerweed
Lotus scoparius var. brevialatus
Fabaceae
Star-flowered bedstraw
Galium stellatum var. eremicum
Rubiaceae