• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Roadside Naturalist: Scarlet Gilia, August 4, 2012

August 04, 2012 Posted by: AH - Mather District Interpretive Ranger

Scarlet Gilia
Ipomopsis aggregata
  
Scarlet Gilia  Scarlet Gilia - up close

July 28, 2012
Tioga Road

A member of the phlox family, these brightly colored flowers were blooming along the roadside this week.
 

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Did You Know?

American Indians use traditional ignition methods on a prescribed fire project

The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.