|Enjoying the yellow daisies with the wonderful Trail Dames.|
|Yellow daisy (also called Confederate daisy though I avoid that name, or Helianthus porteri)|
Vernal pools still held water even though hasn't rained for a while. Other depressions in the rock contained dish gardens full of rare plants that look like they could have been landscaped.
|Investigating critters in a vernal pool.|
|Rare black-spored quillwort|
|dew on purple milkwort|
|Ladies tresses, a type of orchid.|
Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Website
Guidebook to the plants:
Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops by William Murdy and Eloise Brown Carter.