Training for Shasta — Atalaya, 25 May 2014

Used the trusy Nikon AW100.

Me and my sweetie on the summit.

Me and my sweetie on the summit.

It's not too long but it gets you well above the city.

It’s not too long but it gets you well above the city.

Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia)

Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia)

Still figuring out what this one is...

Still figuring out what this one is…

Edit 30 May 2014 — it’s a Santa Fe Phlox (Phlox nana). I kept finding “Phlox nana Nutt.” The “Nutt.” part is for Thomas Nuttal, who first identified it. Thanks Marla, for finding the answer.