Posts Tagged ‘San Gabriel Mountains’

California Wildflowers in the San Gabriel Mountains [Part 3]

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Wild Flowers on the San Merrill Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains above Alta Dena. Globe Gilia Gilia capitata (Orange?) bush monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus Indian paintbrush Castilleja Lacy Phacelia Phacelia tanacetifolia Deerweed Lotus scoparius Globe Gilia Gilia capitata Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Prickly Phlox Leptodactylon californicum

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California Wildflowers in the San Gabriel Mountains [Part 2]

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Wild Flowers on the San Merrill Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains above Alta Dena. Orange bush monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Red larkspur Delphinium nudicaule Red larkspur Delphinium nudicaule

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California Wildflowers in the San Gabriel Mountains [Part 1]

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The hills of California are blooming. All of the flowers, 31 pictures in all, over the next three posts, were taken on the bottom half of the San Merrill trail, [link to my blog post on hiking this trail], just above the city of Alta Dena. I have done my best to name some of […]

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California Wildflowers and Butterflies on the Tunnel to Nowhere Hike

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     In the San Gabriel Mountains north of Azusa is the famous Bridge to Nowhere hike. Above this is the lesser known Tunnels to Nowhere hike.      Unlike the Bridge hike which follows the valley, this is cut into the edge of the mountain. Walking along this trail in late May, the normal gray chaparral […]

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