I believe this is Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana, formerly Arctostaphylos montana, a somewhat rare Manzanita species, photographed on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. Not photos of the flower, […]
I took these photos this weekend along a fence in Berkeley, I think its Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, but could very well be wrong or not specific enough (cultivar?). Its nearing the […]
It makes you wonder why all stop signs can’t look this good.
These three photos were taken from different wild plants growing in the hills just outside the town of Sonoma. There are around 30 Manzanita species and sub-species listed for Sonoma […]
Any thoughts on what species of Manzanita this is?
Previously I had only encountered Aristolochia vines in the tropics where some species have massive flowers. Here is a link to some previous post on some of the tropical species. […]
This is one of my favorite Ceanothus varieties, called ‘Julia Phelps’, originally thought to have originated from a seedling hybrid of Ceanothus roweanus and C. impressus. Here’s a closer photo […]
I’m not sure if I should be concerned, relieved, or proud that this was the first book my daughter pulled off the bookshelf.
You are getting sleepy, veeerrry sleeepy…