Monday, April 15, 2019

bird nest – (hooded oriole?) Not from Mt. Burdell

Purple NeedlegrassNassella pulchra
Ryegrass

Wall BarleyHordeum murinum

comparison of Stork’s-Bills

Chile Trefoil – Acmispon wrangelianus

Shining Pepperweed – Lepidium nitidum



Variable LinanthusLeptosiphon parviflorus
Checkermallow
Non-native fig on the trail

Subterranean Clover – Trifolium subterraneum

Rose CloverTrifolium hirtum
water strider
Buttercup
Coffee Fern
Poppy
Tidy Tips

Oregon BitterrootLewisia rediviva

Purple Owl’s-CloverCastilleja exserta


Harvest Brodiaea Brodiaea elegans
(I thought it was
Ithuriel’s SpearTriteleia laxa )
Larkspur

Triphysaria versicolor -Yellow owl’s clover,  Yellowbeak owl’s clover

Triphysaria versicolor -Yellow owl’s clover,  Yellowbeak owl’s clover
Painted Meadow Grasshopper

Milk Thistle – Silybum marianum


Spittle Bug
California Gall Wasp (apple galls)
California Gall Wasp
Common Ringlet
Acorn Granary
Woodpecker

Propertius DuskywingErynnis propertius

Yellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria
Seep Monkeyflower
Seep Monkeyflower

Sierran Tree Frog Pseudacris sierra

Sierran Tree Frog Pseudacris sierra
Mallard
Turkey Vulture
California Buckeye