Rock Creek Area
Rock Creek Road Camping at East Fork Campfire Black Bears (Ursus americanus) Black Bears (Ursus americanus)
Belding's Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus beldingi) Sierra Peaks South of Mosquito Flat Tufted Phlox (Phlox douglasii) Tufted Phlox (Phlox douglasii) Wax currant (Ribes cereum)
Red Cankers on a Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Douglas' Dustymaidens (Chaenactis douglasii) Rock Creek Sticky Cinquefoil (Drymocallis glandulosa) Western Blue Flag Iris (Iris missouriensis)
Rock Creek Leopard Lily (Lilium pardalinum)? Alpine lily (Lilium parvum) Arrowleaf senicio (Senicio triagularis)? Parish's Yampah (Perideridia parishii)
Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum) Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum) Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja sp.) Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum) Crimson Columbine (Aquilegia formosa)
Unidentified thumbnail size white subalpine flower Scarlet Penstemon (Penstemon rostriflorus) Unidentified Onion (Allium sp.) Sierra onion (Allium campanulatum) Pleated Inky Cap (Parasola plicatilis)
Daisy or Fleabane (Erigeron sp.) Rock Rose (Lechea sp.) Sierra Juniper (Junipera grandis) Monarch butterfly on a Sierra Bog Orchid (Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys) Sierra Bog Orchid (Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys)
Sierra Bog Orchid (Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys) Richardson's Geranium (Geranium richardsonii) Tiling's Streamside Monkeyflower (Mimulus tilingii) Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum) Map of the Little Lakes Valley trails and lakes
Trail Map from Mosquito Flat to Long Lake Rock Creek John Muir Wilderness Sign Davidson's penstemon (Penstemon davidsonii) Sierra Penstemon (Penstemon heterodoxus)
Bush cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa) Sticky Cinquefoil (Drymocallis glandulosa) Alpine Prickly Currant (Ribes montigenum) Mountain Marsh Larkspur (Delphinium polycladon) Mountain Pride (Penstemon newberryi var. newberryi)
Mountain Pride (Penstemon newberryi var. newberryi) Alpine Flames (Pyrrocoma apargioides) Alpine Flames (Pyrrocoma apargioides) Frost Wedging on Little Lakes Valley Trail Mustang Mint (Monardella odoratissima)
Mustang Mint (Monardella odoratissima) flower bud Mack Lake, Sierras Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) Male Cones Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) Female Cone
Little Lakes Valley Trail Jim and Darlene on Little Lakes Valley Trail Sierra Pussy Toes (Antennaria media)? Bull Elephant's Heads (Pedicularis groenlandica) Bull Elephant's Heads (Pedicularis groenlandica)
Male Acmon Blue Butterfly (Plebejus acmon) Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides) Dwarf Phlox (Phlox condensatus) Marsh Lake Little Elephant's Heads (Pedicularis attolens)
Little Elephant's Heads (Pedicularis attolens) Primrose Monkeyflower (Mimulus primuloides ssp. primuloides) Subalpine Goldenrod (Solidago multiradiata)? Peirson's Brown Paintbrush (Castilleja peirsonii) Heart Lake and Ruby Lake Creek
Fringed Gentian (Gentianopsis holopetala) Fringed Gentian (Gentianopsis holopetala) Field Photography Alpine Gentian (Gentiana newberryi var. newberryi) Brown Pussytoes (Antennaria umbrinella)?
Ranger's Buttons (Sphenosciadium capitellatum) Ranger's Buttons (Sphenosciadium capitellatum) Unidentified Brown Butterfly Painted Lady Butterfly (Vanessa spp.) Echo Blue (Celastrina echo)
Flies as Pollinators Arrowleaf Groundsel (Senecio triangularis)? Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum) Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum) Sierra bog orchid (Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys)
Sierra bog orchid (Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys) Approaching Box Lake Box Lake Whitebark Pines at Box Lake Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis)
Creek Crossing at north Box Lake California Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) California Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) California Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) California Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)
California Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) Mount Dade Mount Dade Telephoto Purple Mountain Heather (Phyllodoce breweri) Mountain Heather (Phyllodoce breweri)
Labrador Tea (Rhododendron neoglandulosum) Alpine Columbine (Aquilegia pubescens) Alpine Columbine (Aquilegia pubescens) Alpine Columbine (Aquilegia pubescens) Elk Thistle (Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii)
American pika (Ochotona princeps) Pink Pussy Toes (Antennaria rosea ssp. confinus) Timberline Phacelia (Phacelia hastata ssp. compacta) Mountain Dandelion (Agoseris aurantica var. aurantica)? North end of Long Lake
Unidentified composite Talus Slope at Long Lake Lichens on Granite Cliffs Sargent's catchfly (Silene sargentii) Dwarf Phlox (Phlox condensata)?
Mountain Carpet Clover (Trifolium monanthum ssp. monanthum) Long Lake Long Lake, Pip-squeak Spire, The Hourglass Mountain Cliff Fern (Woodsia scopulina) Mountain Cliff Fern (Woodsia scopulina) Sori
Mountain Wallflower (Erysimum perenne) South end of Long Lake Telephoto of The Hourglass of Pip-squeak Spire Lemmon's Paintbrush (Castilleja lemmonii) Lemmon's Paintbrush (Castilleja lemmonii)
Red Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata) ? Common Moonwort (Botrychium lunaria) Unidentified subalpine plant Unidentified subalpine plant