Santiago Peak. The summit communication towers were plastered in rime ice.
The San Gabriel Mountains with Mt. Baldy at far right.
Wild Cucumber growing on Laurel Sumac (according to wifey PhD). Mt. Baldy in background.
The parasitic "dotter" plant. I prefer some of the folk names, which include Witch's Hair, Devil's Hair, and (my favorite) Devil's Gut. As Eddie Vedder sang, "Don't call me dotter . . . ."