Although Twayblades are not uncommon (especially for an orchid), (more…)
This flowering shrub, a mainstay along roads and trailsides throughout the west, begins blooming in June at lower elevations (like our photos here) and peaks in July and August at higher elevations. (more…)
This member of the purslane family prefers rocky cliffs, making it difficult to get good close-ups of it without risking life and limb. (more…)
Look for these on the cliff trail approaching upper McCord Creek Falls in June.
When the flowers are closed, it’d be easy to mistake this mustard family member for a clover of some sort. (more…)
Look closely for these tiny flowers, but don’t expect to find any leaves. (more…)
This prevalent plant’s common name refers to its alleged nourishment for miners living in the wilds, far from civilization. (more…)
Yakima is the name of a group or tribe of Native Americans who live in Washington state. (more…)