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August 3, 1863: Silver Creek Canyon

August 3, 2013

Ebbetts Pass 07

Silver Creek canyon (from vicinity of Camp 132); by Tom Hilton, on Flickr

Camp 132

zauschneria - california fuchsia

Epilobium canum; by randomtruth, on Flickr

[Today] we came on a few miles, crossed the summit, and camped in a canyon about three miles from Silver Mountain. John rode into town, and again we luxuriated in fresh meat.

Specimens collected: Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa; Carex luzulifolia; Carex specifica; Carex heteroneura var. heteroneura; Carex abrupta; Carex whitneyi; Sphenosciadium capitellatum; Carex filifolia var. erostrata; Epilobium canum subsp. latifolium; Ageratina occidentalis; Quercus chrysolepis.

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