January Plants of the Month

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

Arenaria paludicola IMG 2492b1

Arenaria paludicola – (marsh sandwort)

Arenaria paludicola


Vernon Smith

Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. manzanita (common manzanita)

Marin Manzanitas (Arctostaphylos ssp.)
Primula hendersonii ER2

Primula hendersonii (shooting stars)

Early Flowers for January and February


Blennosperma nanum var. robustum (Point Reyes blennosperma)

Blennosperma (stickyseed)
Photo by Vernon Smith

Rosa californica “fruit”

Rosa californica