Should be blooming soon!
Plants were about 3 inches in height.
Windy conditions at time of photo.
Maybe a Triteleia?
Height of plant is about 8 inches.
If you magnify photo, you can see hairs on the axis of the stem and portions of the petals.
I'm leaning toward Delphinium hesperium, but could certainly use an expert's opinion.
Many along the trails in Muir Woods
stalking fish in stream
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum), Hawk Hill, Marin Headlands, Marin County, California - 8 October 2011.
What is this!?
In altar at green gulch farm in Marin
With mate. Perched in tree and the flew northwest.
San Anselmo Hills - semi-urban area