Past Wildflower Reports

Wildflower Archive 2005 – 1999

July 27, 2005 Doreen Smith reports: “Here follows a list of “special” plants now flowering in the Abbotts Lagoon area – both adjacent to and off the main trail. Many would be difficult to find without guidance from someone who has spent at lot of time searching out there. In all I found 115 flowering species.Cirsium andrewsii, Franciscan thistleCampanula californica,... read more Wildflower Archive 2005 – 1999

2006 Wildflower Reports

December 12, 2006 Doreen Smith reports: “some milkmaids (Cardamine californica) flowering along Lucas Valley Road.” December 2, 2006 Bob Sills reports: “The fetid adderstongues (Scoliopus bigelovii) are starting to bloom in Muir Woods.” November 14, 2006 Doreen Smith reports: “There are still a few Parnassia californica flowering at Old St. Hilary’s in the... read more 2006 Wildflower Reports

2007 Wildflower Reports

December 27, 2007Joe Kohn reports: “On Christmas Day, a group of us went up the Big Rock Ridge trail, and near the top were stunned to see footsteps of spring (Sanicula arctopoides) already in flower.” December 27, 2007Doreen Smith reports: “Yesterday we took a hike on Mt. Burdell where there were already a few wildflowers in bloom. There were a few Blennosperma nanum var.... read more 2007 Wildflower Reports

2008 Wildflower Reports

December 30, 2008 Doreen Smith reports: “I got out for a little hike yesterday and found a few milkmaids, Cardamine californica var. californica in the woods behind our house. Alnus rhombifolia, white alder, is starting to produce flowers (catkins) along Lucas Valley Road. The male catkins are most obvious, the female catkins are tiny and obscure at top of the flowering twigs. Alnus rubra,... read more 2008 Wildflower Reports

2009 Wildflower Reports

December 29, 2009 Doreen Smith reports: “Cardamine californica is blooming in “Marinwood” just north of the Mt. Lassen Dr. parking spot for Old Lucas Valley Road.” December 21, 2009 George McRae & Heidi Rand report: ” …many Brownies (Scoliopus bigelovii) in bloom in Muir Woods along the main trail just short of Cathedral Grove on Friday December 18th. We... read more 2009 Wildflower Reports

2010 Wildflower Reports

December 12, 2010 Bob Sills reports: “I saw a single Fetid Adderstongue (Scoliopus bigelovii) in bloom today in Muir Woods, 160 feet downstream of the Fern Canyon junction.” November 7, 2010 Doreen Smith reports: “These are Vernon’s photos of wildflowers found still blooming last week on the north-eastern shores of Stafford Lake reservoir, Novato:” Ludwigia... read more 2010 Wildflower Reports