Succession

Since the 2016 wildfire in Strawberry Creek, plants have been growing back with unbelievable tenacity. Penstemons, globe mallows, and prickly poppies stand in stark contrast among the burnt remains of the Piñon-juniper forest.

Palmer’s penstemon (Penstemon palmeri)

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