Many many olives in area
Eight Turkeys were in the trees, making scarce. You can see one to right of right most tree silhouette.
This plant was huge maybe ten feet high.
This ID is my guess. No flowers and I didn't feel the leaf. Deep in the canyon.
I know there are several hayfield tarweed sub species and I'm just marking this hayfield tarweed. More notes later
There were a couple tiny plant on fairly bare hillside. I wouldn't have seen then except we had to skirt around construction.
In stream bed
Not sure which epilobium
In the streambed.
The frog is in the watercress
Not sure if L. hyssopifolium or L. Californicum. Will look closer.
Hasn't started flowering yet. Need to be removed before it does.
Second year that I've seen these flowers in this location. They are on shady bank.
Just visited this site (July 29, 2014) and the goats have eaten all the dried vegetation. Looking forward to seeing if they come back next year.
Unusually looking squirrel, with "piebald" coloration. Apparently, it has become already a viral phenomenon around the South Bay (http://www.viralnova.com/awesome-squirrel/).