I found this little 3-mm gnaphosid on a low stone fence at the vista point parking area. I took it home, chilled it, photographed it and preserved it as a specimen. This is an introduced species now known as Heser schmitzi - more photos of the specimen are here:
Seed head was about 3 inches in diameter. Some form of dandelion
Camera trap photo.
About 3 individuals at this locatil
In Arab between lots c and b on woodchip.
Must have walked past this last week
Noticing new leaves on these. Thanks to the recent rain perhaps?
About 2 individuals today with a few flowers each.
Down in he moister canyon. This is a weed!
Cram colored variant
Of four match individuals observed, I found only one female flower open and his one fruit.
Only one fake flower observed.
More rock cress blooming. I estimate 60 individuals from my of trail count.
I don't recall these last month!
Cut back coyote brush
Woodchip ara between lots c and b.
In woodchip area between lots c and b. paddle shaped.
Puzzled by his algae that sea to be growing alongside the trail here!!!
Finally the rain yields fungus! Stem white with some honey colored flecks. Pores not gills.
Today, about 7 individuals in bloom