At Daisy Meadow alt [altitude] 9500 daisies in full bloom v [very] ab [abundant] July 22 contorta around mead [meadow] tho [though] Balfour on all dry ground some 4 ft [foot] dia [diameter] perhaps 5
At Bryanthus Lake (Bullfrog) Bryanthus in glory v [very] ab [abundant] [wrestling] boulders alt 1100. Same date extends from daisy mead [meadow] to 11500. Pass Kearsarge 12050. Hulsea algida & Polemonium in glory v [very] ab [abundant] from pass up to summit of Mt. [Mount] Gould
13300 also [ ] not v [very] ab [abundant] on sandy flats & slopes killed by sheep. Ribes? up to 13000, Dwarf Eriogonum ab [abundant] also wall flr [flower] & draba phlox almost to [same] height & a phacelia. albicaulis to 12000.
The most influential flrs [flowers] from Kings Yo [Yosemite] to nearly 11000 are [blue] Red [Penstemon] & [Bridges] “
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 12 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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