Photos copyright © 2013 Kat Avila
Camera: Canon SX210 IS
Cacti
cactus
2013.1.18
cacti
2013.1.18
agave
2013.1.31


California Everlasting, Gnaphalium californicum, ASTER FAMILY
California everlasting flowers
2013.1.31




California Fan Palm, Washingtonia filifera, PALM FAMILY
California fan palm
baby one
2013.1.18




California Goldenrod, Solidago californica, ASTER FAMILY
California goldenrod
2013.1.18




Eucalyptus
eucalyptus seed capsules
seed capsules
2013.1.29




Grasses
grasses
2013.2.16




Red-Stem Filaree, Erodium cicutarium, GERANIUM FAMILY
red-stem filaree
2013.1.18
plant
2013.1.31



Lemonade Berry (aka Lemonade Sumac), Rhus integrifolia (has a few teeth on leaf margins; coastal), CASHEW FAMILY. The other species Rhus ovata is found inland (Clarke, 268). The fruits are called drupes, which can be eaten as a snack or soaked in water to make a sharp-tasting beverage (Clarke, 268).
lemonade berry
2013.1.18
lemonade berry
2013.1.28
lemonade berry
2013.1.28
lemonade berry
2013.1.29

Mulefat Scrub, Baccharis salicifolia, SUNFLOWER FAMILY
mulefat
2013.1.31
mulefat male flowers
male flowers
2013.1.31
mulefat male flowers
2013.1.31
mulefat female flowers
female flowers
2013.1.31

Oak Mistletoe, Phoradendron villosum, MISTLETOE FAMILY
oak mistletoe
2013.1.31
mistletoe
2013.1.31



Pines
pine cone
2013.1.29
pine cone
2013.1.29
pine tree
2013.1.29


Stinging Lupine (aka Needle Lupine), Lupinus hirsutissimus, PEA FAMILY: One "hairy" plant as its Latin name implies.
stinging lupine
2013.1.31




Wild Cucumber, Marah macrocarpus, GOURD FAMILY
wild cucumber flowers
2013.1.29




Misc./Unidentified
orange flower
2013.1.29
orange flower
2013.1.29
orange flowers
2013.1.29
misc plant
2013.1.18
misc plant
2013.1.31
Mushrooms and Lichens
Artist's Fungus, Ganoderma applanatum, BRACKET FAMILY
log with artist's fungus
2013.1.29
artist's fungus
2013.1.29
artist's fungus
2013.1.29


Comb Russula (?), Russula sororia
comb russula
2013.1.29
comb russula
2013.1.29
comb russula
2013.1.29


Sulfur Shelf (aka Chicken Mushroom), Laeitporus (Polyporus) sulphureus, BRACKET FAMILY
sulfur shelf
2013.1.29
sulfur mushroom
2013.1.29
sulfur mushroom
2013.1.29
sulfur shelf
2013.1.29
Misc./Unidentified
misc lichens
2013.1.29