Lower Table Rocks Morning
Morning walk on Lower Table Rocks -
Once a sanctuary for Takelma Indians, today these cliff-edged mesas near
Medford are a haven for hikers and endangered wildflowers.
Early morning sun is low and gives the dramatic spotlight effect on this Fiddleneck.
Early spring and early morning makes for perky dew covered California Goldfiled.
The vernal pools are seasonal, so be there in the Spring and you may see fairy shrimp!
Great Camas makes a dramatic presence
Bi-color Lupine with a contrasting background
Mount McLoughlin is a steep-sided lava cone built on top of a composite volcano in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon and within the Sky Lakes Wilderness.
It makes a great background.
A high elevation "cave" makes a nice frame of the valley below with Turkey Vulture catching the updrafts
Morning dew brings out the colors ? of Blue-eyed Mary?
Lomatium nestled next to a rock
The 125-foot-thick andesite rims capping these U-shaped mesas are remnants of a lava flow that snaked down the Rogue River Valley