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.
Sitting on my pine tree calling out.
Seen on a relatively upland part of this very level wetland. Buds of flowers are getting ready to open any sunny day.
Seen floating on the surface of a nearly stagnant drainage channel along the trail.
I was raised calling it "cleavers". It is sprouting in shady wet places.
Is this wild onion? The roots are little spheres that smell like onion. They come back in the same patches every year.
Is it a thrush of some kind?
The lemon balm grows in big patches and comes back early every year. It is a great tasting tea.
These are really cool looking lilies that grow wild around the place. They were probably cultivated initially.
Little cheese weeds are popping up everywhere.
The chickweed is growing in fields at this time of year.
The rosemary is in full bloom and it attracts lots of bees and ladybugs.
This cute mushroom popped up in about 2 days after a rain.
It was growing strait out of the earth and surrounded by leaves of the valley oak tree.
I have always wondered what this plant is. It hasn't changed much in size or appearance in years.
This was growing on a plum tree, I see it everywhere.
These pictures were taken right next to each other. I believe that each picture is a different stage of it's life cycle. It was growing on a plum tree.
Curly or "yellow" dock is sprouting in abundance.