BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
SMITTLE CREEK

April 27 2017
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Hike/Park Description:
We don't go out to Berryessa often but when we do it's a treat, especially if the weather is good and the water is high. To add to our good luck, the rain had been plentiful and most everything that wasn't water was green. We took our favorite - Smittle Creek Trail, which runs from the northern parking lot of the Oak Shores area to the Smittle Creek Day Use area, a nice almost 3 mile hike.

See our Park page for more information. 

Blooming Plants Not Photographed:
NN= Non Native
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Agoseris retorsa (Spear Leaf Agoseris)
Amsinckia intermedia (Fiddle Neck)
Brodiaea elegans (Harvest Brodiaea)
Castilleja attenuata (Valley Tassels)
Cercis occidentalis (Redbud)
Claytonia parviflora (Minerís Lettuce)
Collinsia sparsiflora (Blue Eyed Mary)
Croton setiger (Turkey mullein)
Daucus pusilus (Rattlesnake Weed)
Delphinium patens (Larkspur)
Dichelostemma capitatum (Blue Dicks)
Geranium dissectum (Cut Leaf Geranium)NN
Geranium molle (Doveís Foot Geranium)NN
Gilia tricolor (Birdís Eye Gilia)
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catís Ears)NN
Hypochaeris radicata (Rough Catís Ears)NN
Lamium amplexicaule (Henbit)NN
Lathyrus vestitus (Hillside Pea)
Leptosiphon parviflorus (Baby Stars)
Lupinus nanus (Sky Lupine)
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel)NN
Madia gracilis (Slender Madia)
Mimulus guttatus (Seep Monkey Flower)
Nemophila heterophylla (Canyon Nemophila)
Pedicularis densiflora (Indian Warrior)
Phacelia distans (Common Phacelia)
Plagiobothrys sp. (Popcorn Flower)
Plectritis ciliosa (Long Spur Plectritis)
Plectritis congesta (White Plectritis)
Primula hendersonii (Shooting Star)
Quercus agrifolia (Live Oak)
Ranunculus occidentalis (Western Buttercup)
Rigiopappus leptocladus (Wire Weed)
Sanicula bipinnatifida (Purple Sanicle)
Sanicula crassicaulis (Snake plant)
Scandix pectin-veneris (Shepardís Needle)NN
Silene gallica (Windmill Pink)NN
Tribulus terrestris (puncture Vine)NN
Trifolium hirtum (Rose Clover)NN
Trifolium willdenovii (Tom Cat Clover)
Triteleia laxa (Ithurielís Spear)
Vicia sativa (Vetch)NN
Vicia villosa (Hairy Vetch)NN
Wyethia glabra (Mule Ears)
Wyethia helenioides (Grey Mule Ears)

Ferns & Allies Not Photographed:
Adiantum jordanii (Maidenhair Fern)
Pentagramma triangularis (Goldback Fern)