Non native plant at North Entrance to Devil's Slide Trail San Mateo California. Blooms purple flowers May through July.
North Side North End before first platform
North side Devil's Slide near facilities
Growing in serpentine soil . You can see why it is sometimes called Mickey Mouse Monkeyflower . Photo from past files .
Last bit of evidence.
Tiny, about 1/2" across carapace.
Dried hydroid colony on seagrass.