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  • Point Reyes Rein Orchid (Piperia elegans ssp. decurtata): The CNPS lists this native as 1B.1(rare & endangered, highest priority). width:467;;height:604
  • Coastal Angelica (Angelica hendersonii): The seed head on this Angelica was about 3-1/2" across. width:640;;height:591
  • Wight’s Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja wightii): This native is hemiparasitic; which means it parasitizes other plants for part of its life but has chlorophyll so it can also live on it’s own. width:482;;height:604
  • View from near the narrow spit back towards the lighthouse. width:640;;height:480
  • Coastal Catchfly (Silene scouleri ssp. scouleri): Two years ago we saw only one of the natives. Last year there were none. This year we saw several. width:467;;height:604
  • Red Purple Broomrape (Orobanche californica ssp. californica): A native parasitic plant which was probably feeding off the Gumplant roots. width:520;;height:604
  • Lunch preparations. Note the general dryness of the vegitation at this time of year. width:454;;height:604
  • Winter Cress (Barbarea orthoceras): A native perennial mustard also known as American Yellowrocket. width:620;;height:604
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