Often refered to as plumajillo, the common yarrow is found in the Northern Hemisphere, in Eurasia and North America. This is a pinnate plant, and has a sweet scent similar to that of a chrysanthemum. It also is known to staunch the additional blood flow of wounds.
One of two species of sedum on moist rocky outcrops on Woods Trail after rain. This one, coast range stonecrop, was much less common than broadleaf stonecrop. Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve.
Shooting star just starting to develop flower bud along Woods Trail. Probably Dodecatheon clevelandii sap. sanctarum, coastal shooting star. Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve.
On rocky outcroppings after rain on Woods Trail. Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve.
Two species of sedum, dudleyas and ferns growing on moist rocky outcroppings on Woods Trail after rain. Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve.
Saw this injured Cormorant sunbathing.