Lime Kiln Creek
(Whipstock Flat) = Badger (Tulare Co.)
[May 23, 1907]
No. 2804. Trifolium albopurpureum. T & G.
No. 2805. Plectritis.
No. 2806. Eriophyllum.
From headwaters of Lime Kiln Creek, divide from Millwood, we went down as far as Ranger's Cabin, following edge of Whitney National Forest, on the fire line, a clearing 30 feet wide, burned strip. Yellow Pine reproduction splendid in this section. I saw young stands 4 to 6 feet high standing as thickly and evenly as cornstalks. This country here at Ranger's Cabin is beautuful (my spelling went crooked
[Lime Kiln Creek
May 23, 1907
then because listening, while writing, to the Ranger's talk. Frank Braun, a fine fellow, with oak, Valley Oak, and Douglas Oak, and some scattered pine, coming down from the pine belt.
This Southern Sierra Country is remarkable for its altitudinal ranges, the greatest for any North American trees. Black Cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) is in Whitney Creek acc. [according to] Frank Braun, and at Junction Meadow of the Kern River.
White Alder (Alnus rhombifolia) is at Alder Creek, bark