Much of the lower altitudes of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge are lush with vegetation. Many different berries and flowering plants grow here. Berry pickers have many varieties to from which to choose.
The endangered Lane Mountain milk-vetch in the west Mojave Desert, California. Lane Mountain milk-vetch is a perennial herb in the pea family. It has the unusual habit of using its twining branches to grow up inside other "host shrubs" for support.
Foliage; Forests; Vegetation; Rivers and streams; Riparian environments; Forest conservation;
Medium shot of Opal Creek taken at the Opal Creek Wilderness, Willamette National Forest. The Opal Creek Valley contains 50 waterfalls, five lakes, and 36 miles of hiking trails. It forms the largest intact stand of Old growth forest in the western...