more little seeps or wet disturbed areas
hillside seep with more along the canyon bottom
Willow buds are starting to appear. I don't know how to identify willow species yet, so please help with the ID.
(Sierra Azul; Limekiln Trail)
The deeply furrowed bark of a huge old Cottonwood.
Salicaceae or the willow family (although they contain more than just the willow genus, Salix) is a family of flowering plants. Recent genetic studies summarized by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group has greatly expanded the circumscription of the family to contain 55 genera.