Sedge (07/09/2006) Sedge photographed in Mill Creek Canyon. Sedge is often mistaken for grass. Sedge is in the large Cyperaceae Family (some 4000 species in 70 genera). The Cyperaceae Family is in the Class Liliopsida.
Sweat Pea (07/09/2006) The Little Water area is home to a number of wild sweat peas.
Big Water Trail Head (07/09/2006) Overflow parking at the Big Water Trailhead toward the end of Mill Creek Canyon Road.
Big Water Trail (07/09/2006) The Trailhead at the Big Water overflow parking.
Smashed Columbine (07/09/2006) This columbine (Aquilegia spp.) on the Big Water trail was smashed by a bike. As you see, it has a male and female flower. I was hoping to find another (not smashed columbine of this color) but did not.
Firling (07/09/2006) A baby fir tree ... it is so cute, I just had to snap its photo.
Upper Big Water Parking (07/09/2006) The Mill Creek Canyon road ends at this jammed parking lot at the Big Water Trailhead.