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May 14, 1861: En Route to Monterey

May 16, 2011

Camp 32

Popcorn Flower

Plagiobothrys nothofulvus; by Tom Hilton, on Flickr

We stopped…over [today] and the driver gave us a Monday’s paper from San Francisco, with the latest news….[today] was the fourteenth, and we had news up to May 3, by Pony Express, that is, only eleven days from New York to camp.

Specimens collected: Lonicera involucrata var. ledebourii; Linanthus grandiflorus; Collinsia heterophylla; Plagiobothrys nothofulvus; Deinandra corymbosa.

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