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Wildflowers of White Wolf: Species List - August 18, 2012

August 25, 2012 Posted by: AH - Mather District Interpretive Ranger

Wildflower Species List: August 18, 2012
   
Species (by family) seen blooming on August 18 along the trail from White Wolf to Lukens Lake:

If you're in the White Wolf area and see a flower in bloom along the trail that we don't have listed, we would love to have your help in keeping our list as complete as possible. A great way to let us know of your find is to talk to a White Wolf ranger at one of our free ranger-guided programs listed in the Yosemite Guide newspaper. If you're able to take a picture and/or describe where you saw it, that is always helpful.

Aster Family
Sierra Butterweed (Senecio scorzonella)
Yarrow  (Achillea millefolium)
Arrowleafed Groundsel  (Senecio triangularis)
Subalpine Hawkweed (Hieracium gracile)
White Hawkweed (Hieracium albiflorum)
Goldenaster (Aster brewerii)   
Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)
Meadow Goldenrod (Solidago Canadensis)   
Ericameria (Ericameria bloomer)
       
Carrot Family
Grays Lovage (Ligusticum grayi)
Parish's Yampah (Perideridia parishii)
   
Lily Family
False Hellebore (Corn Lily) (Veratrum californicum)

Pea Family
Brewers Lupine (Lupinus breweri)
Large-leaved Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)
   
Rose Family
Dusky Horkelia (Horkelia fusca)
Slender Cinquefoil (Potentilla gracilis)

Saint John's Wort Family
Tinker's Penny (Hypericum anagalloides)

Snapdragon Family
Primrose Monkey Flower (Mimulus primuloides)
Little Elephant's Head (Pedicularis attollens)
Great Red Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja miniata)

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Did You Know?

Train traveling along the Merced River to Yosemite National Park.

Starting in 1907, the Yosemite Valley Railroad brought passengers bound for Yosemite Valley up the Merced River canyon to El Portal. From there, they would take stagecoaches to the Valley. Some of the old train cars are now on display in El Portal.