Adventures in Botanizing
Some of my favorite nature, adventure, and flower photos from previous field seasons.
Growing above the clouds on Mt. Lassen, CA
So many Polemoniums!
Gear to climb Mt. Shasta
Working in the Shasta-T
Spring bloom in Short Canyon
Summit View, Sierra Nevada
Alpine Polemonium collecting
Polemonium chartaceum, Sweetwater Mountains
Little Elephant's Head, Sierra Nevada
Columbine, Matterhorn Peak
Aquilegia hybrid formosa x pubescens
Stars in Nevada
Photo by David Glidden
Paintbrush and Sierra Nevada
View from Mt. Emerson
Yes, that is the way down.
Photo by W. Schneider.
Buckwheat and impending storm
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale in the Sweetwater Mountains. Right before I was hailed on.
Opuntia in Nevada
Photo taken while working as a seasonal botanist for the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
This phacelia is endemic to Short Canyon in Southern California. This photo was taken on the desert trip with Bob Patterson's plant taxonomy spring break (SFSU).
Sand Dunes in Death Valley
Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park, California.
Sierra Nevada Sunset
A typical sunset (no photoshop I promise) in the eastern Sierra. Taken on Hwy 120 east of Lee Vining, California.
The hardest I've ever worked to get to 10,000'
Carson Peak near Lee Vining. That's June Mountain in the background.
Photo by W. Schneider
Townsendia, Sweetwater Mountains
Fritallaria near Mammoth Lakes
Darlingtonia californica flower
This plant is a night bloomer so this shot was taken at dusk before it unraveled for a night of sweet, sweet hawkmoth pollination.
Iguazu falls, Argentina
Want to see epic floral displays? Go to Carrizo Plains
Polemonium eximium near Paiute Pass
Eriogonum in the White Mountains
Caribou Lake near the Trinity Alps
Lichen near Tioga Peak
Mammoth Lakes Basin, Red Mountain
This shot was taken while working for Friends of the Inyo. Not a bad office for day, eh?
Mammoth Lakes Basin
Facing Devils Post Pile
Iguazu Falls, Argentina
As the storm recedes
Great Basin National Park, Nevada
On the way to Matterhorn
Willie Schneider making the trail.
© R.L. Stubbs 2017