Lily photos from the "State of Jefferson"

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:43:09 PDT
Few years ago we did the Lily Chase trip looking for species Lilies Washington, Oregon and northern California, we were on the road for a week with some friends who knew the locations. It was a great trip, to see photos of the Lilies and the surrounding area check out my site…
Another trek I took was to Gangotri National Forest  India near the Gomukh glacier the source of Ganges river looking for the species Lily L. polyphylium, we were lucky to be there in early July to see them in bloom at elevation of about 11,000 ft to 12,000 ft.
The photos from this are on page 3 of…

On Jun 26, 2012, at 04:55 PM, "Randall P. Linke" <> wrote:

> What lovely pictures! I keep hoping to get into the California Cascades
> again. It has been so long since I have been up into the mountains, either
> the Cascades or the Sierras. Your photos inspire me to do all I can to
> make this happen.
> Randy,
> Monterey Bay Region, California
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 3:19 PM, stephen munro <> wrote:
> > I was lucky to time my trip down to the Siskiyou Mountains of Oregon and
> > California to coincide with the blooming of a couple rare Lily species and
> > one Calochortus species.. They are Lilium bolanderi, Lilium vollmeri
> > (pardalinum subsp. vollmeri if you want) and Calochortus
> > howelli. Unfortunately I could not find Lilium wigginsi and I was a couple
> > weeks early to catch L. washingtonianum and kellogii as I found one lily
> > that appeared to be one or the other in bud.
> >
> > The clump of Vollmer's lily I photographed was amazing. Dozens and dozens
> > of them with numerous flower heads growing up to or above 90 cm. I hope
> > they will stay safe and undug.
> >
> > The weather was poor down there with rain and lows in the thirties and
> > highs just into the fifties. To my disappointment the weather there as of
> > this afternoon and into the weekend will be in the 80s and clear. Thats
> > the breaks!
> >
> > Enjoy,
> >
> > Stephen Munro
> > Seattle
> >
> > The link is here.
> >
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