Visitors 11
Modified 28-Aug-17
Created 11-May-15
25 photos

The lay of the land: landscapes, including nice ponds dug by previous ranchers, now essential refuges for wetland creatures, and sources of water for all. Flowers and plants, including some rare or endangered plants. A red-winged blackbird, singing in the reeds.
Rare Dudleya on CliffRare DudleyaRare DudleyaDudleya (Detail)Rare Plant?Clay Mariposa Lily (Calochortus argillosus)Clay Mariposa Lily (Calochortus argillosus) from AboveClay Mariposa Lily (Calochortus argillosus)Flower StemsFlower StemFlowers on Flower StemFlower on Flower StemMadrone (Arbutus menziesii) with RootsRocky CliffFlowers on Rocky CliffPonds at Melchor RanchPond at Melchor RanchBlue Oak (Quercus douglasii) at Melchor RanchBlue Oak (Quercus douglasii) at Melchor RanchPond at Melchor Ranch