Growing in the vegetation restoration area on the lighthouse grounds.
Seaside Golden Yarrow, Eriophyllum staechadifolium, Point Buchon Trail.
On a trip to Monterey with the family. With my mom visiting from Maine I decided to bring her to one of my favorite beaches.
Eriophyllum stoechadifolium (also, E. staechadifolium) is a flowering plant in the daisy family which is known by the common name seaside woolly sunflower. It is native to the coastline of Oregon and California as far south as the Channel Islands. This is a plant of the beaches, dunes, and coastal scrub. It is variable in size, its height depending in part on its exposure to harsh coastal wind and saline spray. It may reach anywhere from...