WILD ROSE CANYON, INYO COUNTY MAY 2008 PAGE ONE
Photographs by Michael Charters




Above are the charcoal kilns along Wild Rose Canyon Road on the way up to Mahogany Flats campground. 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.


 
 
Panamint daisy ^
Enceliopsis covillei
Asteraceae
 
 
   


 
Desert mariposa lily ^
Calochortus kennedyi var. munzii
Liliaceae


   
Prince's plume
Stanleya pinnata var. pinnata
Brassicaceae
 
Mojave mound cactus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Cactaceae
 
Little-leaved Mojave indigo bush ^
Psorothamnus arborescens var. minutifolius
Fabaceae


   
Longspine horsebrush
Tetradymia axillaris var. longispina
Asteraceae
 
Desert beardtongue ^
Penstemon fructiciformis var. fructiciformis
Scrophulariaceae


 
 
Roughseed cryptantha
Cryptantha flavoculata
Boraginaceae
 
 
Southern mountain phacelia
Phacelia austromontana
Hydrophyllaceae
Violet false-gilia
Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
Polemoniaceae
   
Gilia
Gilia sp.
Polemoniaceae
Mountain maple
Acer glabrum var. diffusum
Aceraceae


 
 
Fremont's phacelia
Phacelia fremontii
Hydrophyllaceae
Northern desert monkeyflower ^
Mimulus bigelovii var. cuspidatus
Scrophulariaceae
 


 
 
Blackbrush
Coleogyne ramosissima
Rosaceae
 
Blue sage ^
Salvia dorrii var. dorrii
Lamiaceae
Sand blazing star
Mentzelia involucrata
Loasaceae
   


 
Desert trumpet
Eriogonum inflatum
Polygonaceae
 
Acton encelia
Encelia actoni
Asteraceae