A Sampling of Flora in the San Rafael Valley: Shrubs

March 12, 2021

In A Sampling of Flora in the San Rafael Valley: Grasses, I mentioned how I’d recently picked up a plant identification book after years of slowly falling in love with the…
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Friday Flora Feature: Deer Grass

February 11, 2021

One of the first plants we teach our volunteers to look for when out Spring Seeking is deer grass (Muhlenbergia rigens), a type of bunchgrass commonly found near water sources in the Sky Island region. This week, we’re here…
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Seep Willow or Willow Species?

October 22, 2020

Is seep willow part of the willow family? How can I tell a seep willow plant from a willow tree? Today’s flora feature explores these commonly asked questions. We’ll break…
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