LAND TRUST OF NAPA  COUNTY
FOOTE PRESERVE

March 8,  2012
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Trail/Park Description:
We couldn't have asked for a more perfect day (in sharp contrast to the soaking we got on the previous hike) as ten of us headed out to explore this preserve overlooking the Napa Valley. The flowers were perhaps two to three weeks behind schedule due to the lack of rains. The poison oak of course was as prolific as ever as we headed up the narrow trail on the south slope of Mt. George.


Blooming Plants Not Photographed:

NN=Non Native
Anagallis arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel)NN
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. canescens (Hoary Manzanita)
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glandulosa (Eastwood Manzanita)
Barbarea orthoceras (Winter Cress)
Camissonia ovata (Suncups)
Cardamine californica (Milkmaids)
Cardamine oligosperma (Bitter Cress)
Castilleja foliolosa (Wooly Indian Paintbrush)
Claytonia parviflora (Minerís Lettuce)
Conyza canadensis (Horseweed) NN
Delphinium nudicaule (Red Larkspur)
Dodecatheon hendersonii (Hendersonís Shooting Star)
Eriophyllum lanatum var. achillaeoides (Wooly Sunflower)
Erodium botrys (Long Beaked Filaree)NN
Erodium cicutarium, (Red Stemmed Filaree)NN
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
Fritillaria affinis var. affinis (Checker Lily)
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catís Ear)NN
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus (Hillside Pea)
Medicago polymorpha (Bur Clover)NN
Melilotus indicus (Sweet Yellow Clover)NN
Narcissus sp. (Narcissus)
Oxalis pes-caprae (Bermuda Buttercup)NN
Pedicularis densiflora (Indian Warrior)
Plantago erecta (California Plantain)
Plantago lanceolata (English Plantain)NN
Polygala californica (Mugwort)
Pyrus sp. (Flowering Pear)
Salix lasiolepis (Arroyo Willow)
Scandix pectin-veneris (Shepardís Needle)NN
Senecio vulgaris (Common Groundsel)NN
Sonchus oleraceus (Smooth Sow Thistle)NN
Toxicodendron diversilobum (Poison Oak)
Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch)NN
Vinca major (Vinca)NN
Whipplea modesta (Modesty)
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Calla Lily)NN


Ferns & Allies Not Photographed:
Pentagramma triangularis (Goldback Fern)
Polypody calirhiza (Nested Polypody Fern)
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens (Bracken Fern)
Woodwardia fimbriata (Chain Fern)