Canyon Gooseberry ?
Blue Oak/Grassland habitat.
Live Oak/Chaparral habitat.
This sanicle was seen on the woodland floor of this mixed oak woodland.
Zone 1 along Zinfandel Trail.
Sanicula crassicaulis is a species of flowering plant in the parsley family known by the common names Pacific sanicle and Pacific blacksnakeroot. It is native to the west coast of North America from British Columbia to Baja California, where it can be found in many types of habitat, including mountain slopes, grassland, and woodlands. It is a perennial herb producing a thick stem up to 1.2 meters tall from a taproot. The leaves have blades up...