FISH CREEK MEADOWS AND UPPER FISH CREEK TRAIL, SAN BERNARDINO MTS
AUGUST 2008 PAGE ONE
Photographs by Michael Charters




The Upper Fish Creek Trail has its beginning at a parking area along Forest Road 1N05, 7.4 miles from the signed entrance road to Heart Bar Campground on SR38 about five miles east of Barton Flats, and intersecting a junction with the upper end of the Fish Creek/ Aspen Grove Trail in 0.69 miles, passing Fish Creek Meadows, and reaching Fish Creek Saddle 5 miles from the start and Mine Shaft Saddle 6 miles from the start. At that point, you are 3-1/2 miles from San Gorgonio summit. See Tom Chester's plant guide here.


   
Broom snakeweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Asteraceae
 
Sapphire woolstar
Eriastrum sapphirinum
Polemoniaceae
 
Parry's hulsea
Hulsea vestita ssp. parryi
Asteraceae


 
San Gabriel beardtongue
Penstemon labrosus
Scrophulariaceae
 
Parish's buckwheat
Eriogonum parishii
Polygonaceae


 
 
Mountain snowberry
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii
Caprifoliaceae
 
 
Hoary-aster
Machaeranthera canescens var. canescens
Asteraceae
Grinnell's penstemon
Penstemon grinnellii var. grinnellii
Scrophulariaceae
   
San Bernardino beardtongue
Penstemon caesius
Scrophulariaceae
Rose sage
Salvia pachyphylla
Lamiaceae


 
Rayless fleabane
Erigeron aphanactis var. congenstus
Asteraceae


 
 
Davidson's lotus
Lotus nevadensis var. davidsonii
Fabaceae
 
 
 
 
Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Asteraceae
Southern monardella
Monardella australis
Lamiaceae
 
 


 
Spineless horsebrush
Tetradymia canescens
Asteraceae
 
Nevin's bird's beak
Cordylanthus nevinii
Scrophulariaceae


 
 
Western mountain aster
Aster occidentalis var. occidentalis
Asteraceae
 
 
Martin's paintbrush
Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii
Scrophulariaceae
Munz's buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
Polygonaceae
   
Wheeler's cinquefoil
Potentilla wheeleri
Rosaceae
Wax currant
Ribes cereum
Grossulariaceae


   
Groundsmoke
Gayophytum cf. diffusum ssp. parviflorum
Onagraceae
 
Willow-herb
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
Onagraceae