PACIFIC CREST TRAIL FROM MILL CREEK SUMMIT TO
PACIFICO MOUNTAIN, SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS
APRIL 2013 PAGE TWO


 
 
 
Redstem spring beauty ^
Claytonia rubra ssp. rubra
Portulacaceae
 
 
 



 
 
 

Modoc gilia
Gilia modocensis
Polemoniaceae

 
 
 



   
Scarlet bugler
Penstemon centranthifolius
Plantaginaceae


Chaparral yucca
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Agavaceae
 
Although there were yuccas along the trail, none were in bloom. These were taken down the road from the summit.



   
Tucker's oak, Desert scrub oak
Quercus john-tuckeri
Fagaceae
[Midldle and right photos show upper and lower leaf surfaces of Quercus wislizeni above and Quercus john-tuckeri below]


   
Silver puffs
Uropappus lindleyi
Asteraceae
 
Redstem filaree *
Erodium cicutarium
Geraniaceae


 
 
 
Birch-leaf mountain mahagony
Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides
Rosaceae
 
 



 
 
Sugarbush
Rhus ovata
Anacardiaceae
 


 
 
Transverse Range manzanita
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollis
Ericaceae
 
 



 
Martin's paintbrush
Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii
Orobanchaceae



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