John Muir


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and life everlasting mimulus. The meadow surrounded by yel pines, mostly very tall; silver fir upper end. Lovely fir woods passed thro’ from Round M. Sugar p cones an inch long now snow flrs at 6000 fine not quite full size. Stream trawling thro’ in fine voice. Sheep swept slopes. Hosackia gilla about meads, also beneath pines; spraguea in bloom and viola blue and yel together; stillaria sprinkled white. May 31. 2d day Tornado Meadows. Snow grand summer show silver fir, pines, cedar, sequoia laden, snow still falling 6-1/2 A.M. Chinquapin willows, quail calling; alt 6800 or 7000. Boulder Creek crossing 6300. Snowing, artic bluebird, many fine sequoias in boulder basin along trail W of crk. *saw snow plant ins now Saw seed of P[ ] amabilis with wing on top of seedling; saw many quail.

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