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Wildflowers of White Wolf: Species List - July 29, 2012

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

Species List July 29, 2012
  
Species (by family) seen blooming on July 29 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)    

Borage Family
Mertensia ciliate (Mountain Bluebells)

Buckwheat Family
Bistort (Polygonum bistortoides)
Nude Buckwheat (Eriogonum nudum)

Buttercup Family
Small Larkspur (Delphinium depauperatum)
Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum)
Crimson Columbine (Aquilegia formosa)

Carrot Family
Grays Lovage (Ligusticum grayi)
Parish's Yampah (Perideridia parishii)
Cow-Parsnip (Heracleum lanatum)
    
Evening Primrose Family
White-flowered Willow Herb (Epilobium lactiflorum)
Glaucus Willow Herb (Epilobium glaberrimum)
Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)

Geranium Family
Richardson's Geranium (Geranium Richardsonii)

Lily Family
False Hellebore (Corn Lily) (Veratrum californicum)
Sub-alpine Mariposa Lily (Calochortus leichtlinii)
Alpine Lily (Lilium parvum)

Pea Family
Brewers Lupine (Lupinus breweri)
Carpet Clover (Trifolium monanthum)
Large-leaved Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)
Bolander's Locoweed (Astragalus bolanderi)
    
Pink Family
Mountain Campion (Silene bernardina)    

Primrose Family
Jeffrey Shooting Star (Dodecatheon jeffreyi)

Purslane Family
Pussy Paws (Calyptridium umbellatum)

Rose Family
Dusky Horkelia (Horkelia fusca)
Drummond's Cinquefoil (Potentilla drummondii)
Slender Cinquefoil (Potentilla gracilis)

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

Waterleaf Family
Timberline Phacelia (Phacelia hastata)

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