MT. PINOS, KERN COUNTY  MAY/JUNE 2008 PAGE ONE
Photographs by Michael Charters




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.


   
Large-flowered lotus
Lotus grandiflorus var. grandiflorus
Fabaceae
 
Martin's paintbrush
Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii
Scrophulariaceae


 
Grinnell's penstemon ^
Penstemon grinnellii var. scrophularioides
Scrophulariaceae


 
 
Desert gooseberry
Ribes velutinum
Grossulariaceae
 
 
 
 
Pursh's milkvetch
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
Fabaceae
Mojave ceanothus
Ceanothus greggii var. vestitus
Rhamnaceae
 
 


 
Jepson's morning glory
Calystegia malacophylla ssp. pedicellata
Convolvulaceae


 
 
Anderson's lupine
Lupinus andersonii
Fabaceae
 
 
White tidy tips
Layia glandulosa
Asteraceae
Desert parsley
Lomatium mohavense
Apiaceae
   
Western wallflower
Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum
Brassicaceae
Wheeler's common madia
Madia elegans ssp. wheeleri
Asteraceae


 
Ponderosa pine
Pinus ponderosa
Pinaceae


 
 
Wright's collinsia
Collinsia torreyi var. wrightii
Scrophulariaceae
 
Pine lousewort
Pedicularis semibarbata
Scrophulariaceae
Curved stem phacelia
Phacelia curvipes
Hydrophyllaceae
   


 
California milkweed
Asclepias californica
Asclepiadaceae
 
Wax currant
Ribes cereum var. cereum
Grossulariaceae


   
Pussy paws
Calyptridium monospermum
Portulacaceae
 
Brewer's lupine ^
Lupinus breweri var. bryoides
Fabaceae