Purple, Sierra Shrub, Purple Mountain Heather

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 28 November 2011

Sierra Shrub: Purple Mountain Heather.

Location: Headwaters Bowl of the East Fork of the Carson River. Carson Iceberg Wilderness, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Elevation: 10, 200 feet.

Purple Mountain Heather in the East Carson River headwaters bowl, Carson Iceberg Wilderness.

Can you see the bumblebee above?

Bee working the Purple Mountain Heather, Pacific Crest Trail in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness.


Trail Guide: East Carson to Sonora Pass

Topo Hiking Map: East Carson River

More Information on Purple Mountain Heather: CalFlora


Further information

Sierra Nevada Wildflowers


Pacific Bulb Society.



 Note: Corrections and additions welcome! Identifications are tenative.


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