From past files . Growing on serpentine soil . Note the purple-dotted stem separates this from Layia platyglossa .
From past files . On a chert outcrop .
From past files . Plant very sticky to the touch ( in fact it stuck to itself while I took this photo ) .
Looks like something in Rhamnaceae perhaps . Does not appear to be something ordinary or native .
Saw a total of three tarantulas on the hike today.
Brief description of what you observed
In burn area.
In seepage on Green Ranch Road.
Found late in the day at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center .
Found along Mitchell Canyon fire road on Ranunculus canus .
At Mary Bowerman Trail in the burn zone of the September 2013 Morgan Fire .