These were growing out of the ground. There was some old wood chip mulch and a top layer of valley oak leaves. Next to a parking lot.
This was growing out of the earth. There was miners lettuce next to it, and a younger live oak above it.
This was growing out of the earth and is surrounded by fairly fresh wood chips that are made of redwood I believe.
This was growing below valley oak trees, and below a california ceanothus.
These were growing under valley oak trees, with and there was old wood chip mulch below the leaf level.
This was growing out of a crack in the sidewalk, and it was under a california ceanothus which was under a valley oak.
Growing beneath a valley oak tree out of the earth and leaves.
Close to the 4th. St. Traffic.
This swan was seen gliding over the calm southern waters of the lake.
These two Canada geese were seen on the southern banks of Lake Raphine, a stopover point as they are heading back to the north now.
This ground squirrel was seen on the upper bank of Lake Ralphine. He had constructed a complex burrow system, which was evident from the surface.
Sitting on my pine tree calling out.
This pair was swimming in coordination at the quiet waters of the south part of Lake Ralphine.
One of the more vigorous and ubiquitous city weeds: frequently burgeoning out of the merest lacuna in the grimy concrete of our frantic avenues. At this site: joyfully reaching up into the perfumed atmosphere surrounding the fabulous Superburger.
Seen on a fallen oak twig in the riparian zone along the creek that parallels the Parktrails path. This specimen is very soft and pliable and measures about 2.3 cm across.