Today I briefly visited a favorite old trail even though the day was a little warmer than I like for hiking. But a trail that had no visitors on a holiday weekend was still a good place to be.
USFS trail 345 on a bright summer day.
White Spirea, Shinyleaf Spirea ~ Spiraea lucida
Alaska rein orchid, slender-spire orchid ~ Piperia unalascensis
Sickletop Lousewort ~ Pedicularis racemosa
Scarlet Indian Paintbrush ~ Castilleja miniata
Pointedtip Mariposa lily, Three-spot Mariposa lily, Baker’s mariposa, ~ Calochortus apiculatus