Monday, June 25, 2012

high Sandias

6-14 10K North
Apiaceae (Parsley family)
   osha, Porter's licorice-root  Ligusticum porteri  
   sweet cicely  Osmorhiza depauperata    
   mountain parsley  Pseudocymopterus montanus
Asparagaceae (Asparagus family)
reclassified from Liliaceae (Lily family)
   false Solomon's seal  Maianthemum racemosum
   star Solomon's seal  Maianthemum stellatum  
Asteraceae (Aster family)
   trailing fleabane  Erigeron flagellaris
Brassicaceae (Mustard  or cabbage family)
   twisted pod draba, Heller's draba  Draba helleriana  
   western wallflower  Erysimum capitatum
Boraginaceae (Borage family)
    prairie bluebells  Mertensia lanceolata 
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)
   red elderberry  Sambucus racemosa
   Utah snowberry  Symphoricarpos oreophilus var. utahensis
Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
   tuber starwort  Pseudostellaria jamesiana  
Fabaceae (Pea family)
   Nevada pea  Lathyrus lanszwertii
   golden pea  Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana
   American vetch  Vicia americana
   Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
   Richardson's geranium  Geranium richardsonii
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
   fairy slipper  Calypso bulbosa
   spotted coralroot  Corallorhiza maculata
Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)
   towering Jacob's-ladder  Polemonium foliosissimum
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)
   desert columbine  Aquilegia desertorum
   Rocky Mountain clematis  Clematis columbiana
   fanleaf buttercup  Ranunculus inamoenus
   Fendler's meadow-rue  Thalictrum fendleri
Rosaceae (Rose family)
   woodland strawberry  Fragaria vesca
   mountain ninebark  Physocarpus monogynus
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)
   giant red Indian paintbrush  Castilleja miniata
   Rocky Mountain penstemon  Penstemon strictus
Violaceae (Violet family)
   Canadian white violet  Viola canadensis


Symphoricarpos oreophilus var. utahensis
tuber starwort Pseudostellaria jamesiana
giant red Indian paintbrush Castilleja miniata
golden pea Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana

Sandia Crest, first day of summer
mist and drizzle lifting by 10:30



6-21 South Crest Trail
Apiaceae (Parsley family)
   mountain caraway  Aletes acaulis
   osha, Porter's licorice-root  Ligusticum porteri
   mountain parsley  Pseudocymopterus montanus
Asparagaceae (Asparagus family)
reclassified from Liliaceae (Lily family)
   Geyer's onion  Allium geyeri  
   star Solomon's seal  Maianthemum stellatum  
Asteraceae (Aster family)
   La Veda fleabane  Erigeron vetensis
   pingüe, rubberweed  Hymenoxys richardsonii
Brassicaceae (Mustard  or cabbage family)
   twisted pod draba, Heller's draba  Draba helleriana
   western wallflower  Erysimum capitatum
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)
   Utah snowberry  Symphoricarpos oreophilus var. utahensis
Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
   Fendler's sandwort  Arenaria fendleri
   tuber starwort  Pseudostellaria jamesiana
Fabaceae (Pea family)
   Nevada pea  Lathyrus lanszwertii
   Lambert's locoweed  Oxytropis lambertii
   New Mexico locust  Robinia neomexicana
   golden pea  Thermopsis rhombifolia var. montana
   alpine clover  Trifolium dasyphyllum
   American vetch  Vicia americana
Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
   Richardson's geranium  Geranium richardsonii 
Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea family)
   fivepetal cliffbush  Jamesia americana    
Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)
   towering Jacob's-ladder  Polemonium foliosissimum
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)
   desert columbine  Aquilegia desertorum
   Fendler's meadow-rue  Thalictrum fendleri  
Rosaceae (Rose family)
   woodland strawberry  Fragaria vesca   
   mountain ninebark  Physocarpus monogynus
   woolly cinquefoil  Potentilla hippiana   
   pretty cinquefoil  Potentilla pulcherrima 
Rubiaceae (Madder family)
   northern bedstraw  Galium boreale   
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)
   giant red Indian paintbrush  Castilleja miniata
   mountain spray, rockspirea  Holodiscus dumosus  
   fernleaf lousewort  Pedicularis procera  
   Rocky Mountain penstemon  Penstemon strictus
Valerianaceae (Valerian family)
   tobacco-root  Valeriana edulis



 
fernleaf lousewort Pedicularis procera 
pingüe, rubberweed Hymenoxys richardsonii
Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii 
Fendler's sandwort Arenaria fendleri

Rocky Mountain penstemon Penstemon strictus
from the very top of La Luz


2 comments:

  1. Wonderful subject and photos.
    I've grown to love your blog...
    Thanks!

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