WHITEWATER CANYON APRIL 2009 PART TWO
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Golden ear drops
Dicentra chrysantha
Papaveraceae
 
Rock dudleya
Dudleya saxosa ssp. aloides
Crassulaceae
 
Crab spider
Misumena sp. or Misumenops sp.
Thomisidae
on Encelia actoni


 
Ground pink
Linanthus dianthiflorus
Polemoniaceae
 
Tree tobacco *
Nicotiana glauca
Solanaceae


   
California figwort
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Scrophulariaceae


     
Liverworts
 
Cupleaf ceanothus
Ceanothus greggii var. perplexans
Rhamnaceae


 
 
 
 
Bush poppy
Dendromecon rigida
Papaveraceae
 
 
 



 
Maxon's goldback fern
Pentagramma triangularis ssp. maxonii
Pteridaceae


   
Silver cholla
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa
Cactaceae
 
Lotebush
Ziziphus parryi var. parryi
Rhamnaceae

(Maybe this should be called Lote-tree)


 
Acton encelia
Encelia actoni
Asteraceae
 
Brittlebush
Encelia farinosa
Asteraceae


 
 
This appears to be an unusual yellow form of Fremont's pincushion
 
 
 
 
Wild grape
Vitis girdiana
Vitaceae
California thistle ~
Cirsium occidentale var. californicum
Asteraceae