August Plants of the Month

Click on each of the titles below to read accounts of the featured plants.

Clarkia rubicunda – (ruby-chalice Clarkia)

Marin’s Native Clarkia Species
Photo by Doreen Smith

Sambucus racemosa – (red-berried elderberry)

Marin’s Elderberries
Photo by Vernon Smith

Clematis ligusticifolia – (male creekside virgin’s- bower)

Trouble identifying Marin’s Clematis species!

Silene scouleri ssp. scouleri – (Scouler’s catchfly)

A summer- flowering obscure beauty

Madia elegans – (common Madia)

Madia elegans (common Madia)

Erigeron biolettii – (streamside rayless daisy)

Erigeron biolettii (streamside daisy)

Lessingia micradenia var. micradenia – (Mount Tamalpais Lessingia)

Lessingia micradenia var, micradenia (Tamalpais Lessingia)

Perideridia gairdneri ssp. gairdneri – (Gairdner’s yampah)

Yampah, Perideridia species