WHITE PIGMY POPPY (Canbya candida)  This tiny plant grows just a few inches high in the Mojave Desert of California. What looks like "rocks" in the drawing are actually pieces of coarse sand. Gouache on paper.

SNOW PLANT (Sarcodes sanguinea)
Grows up to 12 inches high. Comes up in spring as the snow is melting in some mountain forests of western North America. Gouache on paper.