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Wildflowers of White Wolf: Photo Series

July 26, 2012 Posted by: BW - Mather District Volunteer Interpretive Ranger

Some photos of flowers seen blooming so far this season:

Jeffrey Shooting Star (Dodecatheon jeffreyi)

Jeffrey Shooting Star

Dusky Horkelia (Horkelia fusca)

Dusky Horkelia

Jacob's Ladder or Low Polemonium (Polemonium californicum)

Jacobs Ladder

Bistort (Polygonum bistortoides)


Mountain Bluebells (Mertensia ciliate)

Mountain Bluebells

Grays Lovage (Ligusticum grayi)

Grays Lovage   

Primrose Monkey Flower (Mimulus primuloides)

Primrose Monkeyflower 

Mountain Jewel Flower (Streptanthus tortuosus)

Jewel Flower- up close

Large-leaved Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)

Large-leaved Lupine

False Hellebore or Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Corn Lily

Elephant's Head (Pedicularis groenlandica)

Elephant's Head - up close

Bolander's Locoweed (Astragalus bolanderi)

Bolander's Locoweed

Golden Brodiaea (Pretty Face) (Triteleia ixioides)

Golden Brodiaea (Pretty Face)

Sub-alpine Mariposa Lily (Calochortus leichtlinii)

Sub-alpine Mariposa Lily

Larkspur (Delphinium sp.)


Richardson's Geranium (Geranium Richardsonii)

Richardson's Geranium

Red Elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)

Red Elderberry

Phacelia (Phacelia sp.)


Bishop's Cap (Mitella breweri)

Bishop's Cap


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Did You Know?

Rockfall area and talus slope at base of Three Brothers in Yosemite Valley.

In March 1987, the largest historical rockfall in Yosemite National Park deposited an estimated 1.5 million tons of debris at the base of Three Brothers, closing Northside Drive for several months.