PCT to Pilot Rock Wildflower Walk Report 4-24-20

Denise, Nanci and I headed up the PCT to the Pilot Rock trail yesterday from the Old Highway 99 trailhead.  Thanks to rain-threatened skies, we had the trail to ourselves.  Bottom line: It's early days yet, but it's going to be a helluva show in coming weeks.  We did see lots of flowers, although most are just getting started, such as the fritillaries and shooting stars and Jacob's ladders.

In addition to the new flower photos below, we saw the following flowers in bloom which were already on the Wildflower Reference page:

 
Milkmaids or Coast toothwort (Cardamine integrifolia)
Grass widows (Sisyrinchium or Olysyniun douglasii)
Henderson's fawn Lilly (Erythronium hendersonii)
Western trillium (Trillium ovatum)
Showy Jacob's ladder (Polemonium californicum)
Yellow bells (Fritallaria pudica)
Gummy gooseberry (Ribes lobbii)
Shooting stars (Dodecatheon hendersonii)

Respectfully submitted, Flower Floozy Liz

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California figwort (Scofularia californica).jpg
California figwort (Scofularia californica).jpg
Ossoberry or Indian Plum (Oemleria cerasiformis).jpg
Ossoberry or Indian Plum (Oemleria cerasiformis).jpg
Royal Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium carneum).jpg
Royal Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium carneum).jpg
Shelton's violet (Viola sheltonii).jpg
Shelton's violet (Viola sheltonii).jpg
Woodland rockcress (Boechera pinetorum).jpg
Woodland rockcress (Boechera pinetorum).jpg
Woods or mountain straberry (Fragaria vesca or virginiana).jpg
Woods or mountain straberry (Fragaria vesca or virginiana).jpg