Photos copyright © 2008-2013 Kat Avila
Cameras: Canon SD1000, Canon SX210 IS (2013)
Laurel Sumac, Rhus (Malosma) laurina, CASHEW FAMILY
laurel sumac
2008.8.13
laurel sumac
2008.8.13
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 leaves
2008.8.12
lemonade berry buds
2008.8.12
lemonade berry buds
2008.8.18
lemonade berry
2008.8.18
lemonade berry fruit
2008.9.2
lemonade berry fruit
2008.9.2
Lichens: They dry up, and then come back to life after a rain.
lichen-covered rocks
lichen-covered rocks
2008.8.7
lichen-covered rocks
2008.8.7
lichens
2008.8.13
yellow lichens
2008.8.19
molted exoskeleton on lichen
molted exoskeleton
2008.8.19
Cumberland Rockshield, Xanthoparmelia cumberlandia
cumberland rockshield
2012.8.19
cumberland rockshield
2012.8.19
cumberland rockshield
2012.8.19
MILKWEED FAMILY (ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Narrow-leaf Milkweed, Asclepias fascicularis, MILKWEED FAMILY
milkweed mature follicle
mature follicle
2008.8.19
MINT FAMILY (LAMIACEAE)
Black Sage, Salvia mellifera, MINT FAMILY: At Bison Avenue and California Avenue.
black sage
2008.8.18
camouflaged insect on black sage
camouflaged insect
2008.8.18
field of black sage
2008.9.2
MUSTARD FAMILY
Short-podded Mustard, Brassica geniculata, MUSTARD FAMILY
short-podded mustard
leaves
2008.8.7
short-podded mustard
2008.8.13
short-podded mustard flowers
2008.8.15
short-podded mustard flowers
2008.8.28
NIGHTSHADE FAMILY (SOLANUM)
Douglas Nightshade, Solanum douglasii, NIGHTSHADE FAMILY: Along fence between the preserve and Broadcom.
douglas nightshade
2008.9.2
douglas nightshade flowers
2008.9.2
douglas nightshade
2008.9.2
ROSE FAMILY
Toyon (aka Hollywood Berry, Christmas Berry), Heteromeles arbutifolia, ROSE FAMILY
toyon
2008.8.14
toyon
2008.8.14
Russian Thistle (aka tumbleweed), Salsola tragus or Salsola iberica, GOOSEFOOT FAMILY: From Eurasia.
Russian thistle flowers
2008.8.14
Russian thistle flowers
2008.8.14
Russian thistle shrub
2008.8.18
Russian thistle flowers
2008.8.18

2008.9.2
SPURGE FAMILY (EUPHORBIACEAE)
Rattlesnake Spurge, Euphorbia albomarginata, SPURGE FAMILY: Could also be small-seed sandmat (Euphorbia polycarpa).
rattlesnake spurge
2008.8.29
rattlesnake spurge
2008.8.29
Misc. Plants: Some of the following plants are found near the preserve. Their locations are given.
white flowers
along Health Sciences Road
2008.8.1
misc plant
along Health Sciences Road
2008.8.1
misc plant
2008.8.13
misc plant
2008.8.15
leaves
2008.8.15
misc plant
2008.8.18
misc plant
2008.8.28
misc plant
2008.8.28
misc plant
2008.8.28
misc plant
2008.8.18
misc plant
2008.8.18
showy evening primrose
showy evening primrose
Oenothera speciosa
EVENING PRIMROSE FAMILY along California Avenue
2008.9.2
fern
fern along fence between
preserve and Broadcom
2008.9.2
misc plant
2008.9.2
misc plant
2008.9.2
misc plant
2008.9.2
misc plant
2008.9.3
misc plant
2008.9.3
misc plant
2008.9.3
misc plant
2008.9.3
misc plant
2008.9.3
misc plant
2008.9.3
UCI Campus
bottlebrush
bottlebrush
Callistemon sp.
along Bridge Road

at nearby school
(not preserve)
2008.8.18
Broad-leaved Cattail, Typha latifolia, CATTAIL FAMILY
broad-leaved cattails
2011.3.1
broad-leaved cattails
2011.3.1
broad-leaved cattail
2011.3.1