Yellow-flowering plant with straight stalk.
Low-growing grass, grows in salty area.
6-foot tall shade plant, leaf like poison oak.
Waist-high flowering plant.
Small fern growing near water source, in the shadow of redwoods.
Heard but not seen. Captured video of its song, verified ID with others and audio clips online. On cliff side N Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Not native to California
I suspect it's Veronica americana
An extremely slimy monkey flower, Mimulus moschatus
It was less blurry in person.
Found at 5:01 at UC Berkeley's Strawberry Canyon on the Fire Trial. A thin tree with red leaves as well as green ones. Looks healthy. Tree has a covering of green bark and some moss. Found during the late afternoon.
Found at 5:11 pm at UC Berkeley's Strawberry Canyon near the fire trail.
A bug crawling on the ground and looks reminiscent of a bettle or ladybug.
Camouflages well and blends in with the ground.
Did not fly.
At 4:34 pm, found large bushes and stalks that were thorny, had dark green leaves, and were covered in red and dark blue berries. The weather was very hot and dry and the organism in question was found near the "Fire Trail" at UC Berkeley.
Found at 4:30 pm
A spiky flower with pink petals. It rather looked like like a weed and seemed to have a "feather-like" texture. Found during the afternoon in sunny dry weather at UC Berkeley's Strawberry canyon on the fire trail.The petals and leaves seemed healthy and the flower was facing in the sun.
Found this spiky, thorny, weed-like plant on the "Fire Trail" at UC Berkeley. It had almost feathery flowers that were cream-colored or a light purple. The weather was very hot and dry, the time was 4:30 pm.
Apparently recent, despite the bone-dry conditions. Bizarre.