Found near stream among Redwood and Madrone dominated forest.
This violet did not have dark purple on the back of the two upper petals, and it's leaves were less heart shaped than other violets I've seen. The Venetian on the underside of the leaves was not purple
This giant salamander is in the nymph stage
Next to San Vicente river on guided tour by owner. Near newly planted redwoods and horsetails. It was about 13 inches tall. ILocated in shady area.