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.
Seen in bloom in a vacant lot, which can be considered a ruderal grassland, this semi-erect Trifolium stands at about 14 cm in height.
This pea was seen blooming in the understory of an open canopy mixed oak woodland on the hillside here.
Seen in bloom on the moderately steep hillside in a partial clearing under the mixed oak woodland open canopy. The shrub height was about 140 cm.
This clumpgrass was seen in several instances along the southern flank of the running trail. The area is shaded by oak dominant woodland. The growth habit is decumbent, and the maximum height of this grass is no more than 17 cm, although the breadth of the clump is about forty cm.
This bird was seen in terrestrial locomotion in a landscaped area somewhat east of the Montecito Heights Raquet Club. The bird is wild, but seemed unusually unafraid as i walked by at a distance of three meters or so.
Two individuals; saw about ten on my short walk,