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Canyon live forever (Dudleya cymosa ssp. cymosa)

Seen mid March

There are a lot more flowers now! These are the new ones with a few updates on previous plants. Caterpillar phacelia (Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria) Birch leaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus…

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Common fiddleneck (Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii)

Seen February, 2022

These are some of the blooming or otherwise noteworthy plants seen in February. Tufted poppy (Eschsholzia caespitosa) Western buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis var. occidentalis) Common woolly sunflower (Eriophyllum lanatum var. achillaeoides)…

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Sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana)


Conifers refers to trees like pines, firs, cedars, and hemlocks, that usually have cones and are wind pollinated. In our area they are evergreens. The main conifers on the Westside…

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