January 21, 2008

Trail Description: This was the first trail for us and we basically stayed within a half mile of the parking lot. There is a creek environment on one side of the road and a gentle hill setting on the other with scattered oaks throughout. Flowers were numerous.

Trail Location:
See the park page for directions.

Blooming Plants Not Photographed:

NN= Non Native
Common Manzanita (Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. manzanita)
Coyote Bush (Baccharis pilularis)
Milk Maids (Cardamine californica)
Narrow Leaf Cattail (Typha angustifolia)
Small flowered Nightshade (Solanum americanum)
Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia)Ėberries only
Vinca (Vinca major) NN
Weedy Cudweed (Gnaphalium luteo-album) NN

Ferns Not Photographed:
Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum)
California Polypody (Polypodium calirhiza)
Goldback Fern (Pentagramma triangularis)
Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum jordanii)
Sword Fern (Polystichum minutum)
















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Fruticose lichen on a tree branch.