5066 thumb El Sereno Open Space Preserve, CA, US

El Sereno Open Space Preserve is named for 2,249-foot Mt. El Sereno, part of a prominent ridge located south of the town of Saratoga and west of the town of Los Gatos. A distinctive scenic backdrop to these cities, the 1,415-acre Preserve is primarily a chaparral community with some wooded areas ...more ↓

Western Whiptail 1
Aspidoscelis tigris
Ornate Checkered Beetle 2
Trichodes ornatus
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Common Douglas-fir 3
Pseudotsuga menziesii
3228708480 208e9ea73e m
Coast Douglas-Fir 4
Pseudotsuga menziesii menziesii
Rose Clover 5
Trifolium hirtum
3510871024 e57e31c8d8 m
chaparral pea 6
Pickeringia montana
Wartleaf Ceanothus 7
Ceanothus papillosus
4589274792 7223d1cb3f m
Western Star Flower 8
Trientalis latifolia
3570242790 1e5272159e m
scarlet pimpernel 9
Anagallis arvensis
2829241201 dd59b57f16 m
Golden Yarrow 10
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
3683708823 c73406c4c4 m
common yarrow 11
Achillea millefolium
6729524631 ceeda3959f m
Coyote Brush 12
Baccharis pilularis
3549491140 8c414f8fde m
California chicory 6
Rafinesquia californica
2399532788 4d9f7d26ed m
Bigleaf Maple 13
Acer macrophyllum
8608712078 70ce8367aa m
Denseflower Indian Paintbrush 14
Castilleja densiflora
661448345 edc7ae50db m
Black Sage 16
Salvia mellifera
3536921210 5887c6b84f m
California Pitcher Sage 6
Lepechinia calycina
240px eschscholzia californica (2)
California Poppy 17
Eschscholzia californica
2358134773 192e02051c m
Pacific Sanicle 18
Sanicula crassicaulis
Fremont's Deathcamas 2
Toxicoscordion fremontii

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