I searched google and found some pics of a wartberry fairybell.
Pretty, but not a match.
I had thought it might be a type of orchid, possibly limited to that box canyon.
I've searched and searched and can't find anything like it on any site.
Sat 27 Aug, 2011 10:50 am
I sent a link to mr vw.
he's a plant guru.
unfortunately, now I will have to call him, and walk him through how to open his e-mail...
back later if he has an answer.
Sat 27 Aug, 2011 11:04 am
Looks like some kind of invasive, woody vined plant particular to your region.
maybe Hall's honeysuckle.
It has neither the leaf or flower of honeysuckle. Looks more in the clematis family. Sorry, that part of the country in out of my expertise, but if I come across anything in a general search I will be back.