MALIBU CREEK GRAND TOUR, SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS
FEBRUARY 2012 PAGE TWO


   
Parry's phacelia
Phacelia parryi
Boraginaceae
 
Pipestems
Clematis lasiantha
Ranunculaceae


 
Bush poppy
Dendromecon rigida
Papaveraceae



 
Maidenhair fern, Venus hair fern
Adiantum capillus-veneris
Pteridaceae
 
 
Goldback fern
Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis
Pteridaceae
 
 
Coast paintbrush
Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis
Orobanchaceae
 


 
Coastal wood fern
Dryopteris arguta
Dryopteridaceae




 
Red-stem filaree *
Erodium cicutarium
Geraniaceae
   

Sow thistle *
Sonchus oleraceus
Asteraceae

     


 
Ashy-leaf buckwheat
Eriogonum cinereum
Polygonaceae


 
 
Mediterranean mustard *
Hirschfeldia incana
Brassicaceae
 
 
Common fiddleneck
Amsinckia intermedia
Boraginaceae
Western black-legged tick
Ixodes pacificus
Ixodidae
California bay
Umbellularia californica
Lauraceae
Southern tauschia
Tauschia arguta
Apiaceae


   
Chalk dudleya
Dudleya pulverulenta
Crassulaceae
 
Canyon sunflower
Venegasia carpesioides
Asteraceae


   
California aster
Corethrogyne filaginifolia (= Lessingia filaginifolia)
Asteraceae
[Photo on right of flower crab spider, family Thomisidae]


 

Santa Monica Mountains manzanita
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollis
Ericaceae