Seen growing in a shady understory of the riparian zone to a tributary of Sonoma Creek. These plants are around sixty cm high. This plant was seen in bloom, manifesting a yellow corolla and conspicuous disk. The riparian zone is essentially an oak woodland.
These irises are rooted underwater in this slackwater tributary of Sonoma Creek.
This non-native to California was seen in a grassy patch among the generally oak woodland dominated landscape. This grass stood at about 55 cm in height.
This Buckeye tree was seen fully leafed out and recently in bloom.
This English walnut was cultivated possibly as early as the Jack London era.
This foliose lichen was seen on a native Northern California black walnut tree in the Jack London State Historical Park. The tree is living and the branch of residence is about 180 cm above the ground.
This Northern California black walnut was seen on higher ground in a grassland area.
Several of these W. glabra were seen on a sunny exposure of Jack London State Park. The plant heights were about forty cm high.
This nest was constructed by the Dusky-footed woodrat within an oak woodland. The nest not only serves as shelter, but also as a foodstore, such as acorn cache. The dome shaped structure stands about 170 cm high.
These two amanitas were just pushing up through the soil surface at the edge of an oak woodland.
Seen growing near the trail to the Wolf House. The arching, viny branches created an overall plant height of about 110 cm, and the leaf length was around four cm.
Seen on the trail to the Wolf House.
Seen in bloom along a main trail in a sunny exposure.
Seen in bloom in a shady area of the oak woodland. This species is a hemi-parasite, probably parasitizing the roots of the Quercus garryana shading it.
This blooming vetch was seen sprawling in a grassy patch not far from the main trail. It had a height of about thirty cm and a breadth of around fifty five cm.
Checking each other out...
This fritillary was seen going to seed.
Seen in bloom in a sloping shady area of the mixed oak woodland.
Seen in bloom not far from the trail.
Seen in bloom among grasses in a sunny area.
This square stemmed plant was in bloom, and it stood about 17 cm high.
Seen growing prolifically on the branch of a living oak tree.
Seen in bloom in a sunny grassy area near an oak woodland.
Seen growing on a fallen oak log, this specimen exhibits gills.