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Rare Plant Treasure Hunt: Mount Eddy/Russian Wilderness #2

August 4, 2018 - August 11, 2018

Join leaders Ken Himes and Joe Cernac backpacking 3 miles into Dead Fall Lake to set up camp.  Over the next few days we’ll explore and botanize meadows and the summit of Mt. Eddy (9,026 ft.) with various elevation changes.
These trips are for CNPS members only, limited to 15 people each.  Please note the elevation on both trips are well above 8,000 feet.  These backpack trips are not suitable for anyone with any health and/or altitude issues.
To reserve your spot, contact Dee Himes at dee4cnps@gmail.com or call Ken Himes (650) 591-8560 or Joe Cernac (408) 292-5465 for more information.


Trip #2, Aug 4-11:
Join us for a return trip to see seven buckwheats, including the endangered Eriogonum alpinum (1B.2 listed) and E. siskiyouense (4.3 listed), to name a few at Mt. Eddy; and unusual plants such as Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis), and many Ericaceous species, among them Western teaberry (Gaultheria ovatifolia, and Sierra laurel (Leucothoe davisiae) in Russian Wilderness.
Photo credit: Julie Kierstead Nelson (Eriogonum siskiyouense)

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Start:
August 4, 2018
End:
August 11, 2018
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