In baccharis, artemisia, rhamnus cal. coastal scrub. Old flowers
dark cap, rounded tail
Plant with long stem and purple flowers.
Little guy on a branch
Body approx. 1.5cm. Produced extremely sticky strands.
Is this a non-native barnacle species to Northern California? Thousands of them were growing on a boat that was to shore in Daly city. The book the boat is believed to be from Japan.