Seen terrestrially not far from the southern shoreline of Lake Ralphine.
Seen foraging on the ground near the shoreline of this freshwater lake.
This Q. kelloggii was seen in a residential neighborhood. Its age is about sixty years, exceeding the age of any homes on this ridge. Note two instances of young leaves sprouting directly from the trunk.
This moss was seen growing on the trunk of a living Quercus kelloggii tree about two meters above the soil surface.
Seen perching in a Quercus kelloggii tree.
Seen in bloom in a ruderal area near the sidewalk. The height of this specimen is approximately 25 cm.
Seen growing in a ruderal area near the sidewalk. The height of this specimen was about 25 cm.
On the list of species to be discouraged on the Preserve; the main target of today's work crew.
Heard call. No visual. Rogers creek stream gauge site.
This foliose lichen was seen growing in a chaparral area on native rock.
Seen growing on native rock on a steep slope within an open canopy oak woodland.
Seen growing on the trunk of an oak tree. The specimen had a very dry aspect and was in cascading or decumbent form. Individual fronds are about two cm long.
This weedy plant was seen below the trail on a rather steep slope with a disturbed habitat beneath an open canopy oak woodland. This plant is surely non native. It is quite large, measuring almost 120 cm in height, but its heavy top has rendered it essentially prostrate.
From our work crew, removing thistles as time runs out before they all bolt to flower.
This individual, by common consent, was the mother of all milk thistle.