Racemed Groundsmoke ?
Gayophytum racemosum (or G. humile
The photos on this page show what might be
an unidentified Gayophytum. Note how small the flowers are, and how the sepals
begin to turn downward as the flowers open. Note also the mountain
navarretia (Navarretia divaricata) at lower right in the photo above.
Photographed at about 4100' on a rocky bald atop the ridge dividing the Dairy
Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams..........................June
13, 2005. Note also how the leaves are much longer than the internodes.