SAN GABRIEL MTS FRONT RANGE, LOS ANGELES COUNTY JUNE 2008
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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.


San Antonio Canyon and Environs


 
 
Longstalk phacelia
Phacelia longipes
Hydrophyllaceae
 
 
Clasping-leaved caulanthus
Caulanthus amplexicaulis var. amplexicaulus
Brassicaceae
Stream orchid
Epipactis gigantea
Orchidaceae
   
Grinnell's penstemon
Penstemon grinnellii var. grinnellii
Scrophulariaceae
Poodledog bush
Turricula parryi
Hydrophyllaceae


   
Low canyon dudleya
Dudleya cymosa ssp. pumila
Crassulaceae
 
San Antonio Canyon bedstraw ^
Galium angustifolium ssp. gabrielense
Rubiaceae
 
Coffeeberry
Rhamnus californica ssp. californica
Rhamnaceae


 
Smoothleaf yerba santa
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Hydrophyllaceae
 
Arched elegant rock-cress
Arabis sparsiflora var. arcuata
Brassicaceae


 
 
Woolly indian paintbrush
Castilleja foliolosa
Scrophulariaceae
 
 
 
 
Jeffrey pine
Pinus jeffreyi
Pinaceae
Sticky cinquefoil
Potentilla glandulosa ssp. glandulosa
Rosaceae
 
 


 
Flannelbush
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. californicum
Sterculiaceae


 
 
Canyon live oak
Quercus chrysolepis
Fagaceae
 
Western vervain
Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys
Verbenaceae
Coville's lip fern
Myriopteris covillei
Pteridaceae
   


   
Mountain prickly phlox
Leptodactylon pungens
Polemoniaceae
 
Curl-leaf mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intermontantus
Rosaceae
 
Giant blazing star
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Loasaceae


Glendora Ridge Road


 
 
Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Asteraceae
 
 
Dudley's clarkia
Clarkia dudleyana
Onagraceae
Golden yarrow
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Asteraceae
   
Lemmon's catchfly
Silene lemmonii
Caryophyllaceae
Broadleaf stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium
Crassulaceae