Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 24, 2012

Skyline Serpentine Prairie Wildflower Bloom Report 4/24/12

Skyline Serpentine Prairie is in Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, CA   It is a restoration and protected area.  There is a lot of tall grass. The most dominant flowers were Goldfields and California Poppy.

Goldfields/Lathenia californica
Owl’s Clover/Castilleja densiflora ssp. densiflora
Blue-eyed Grass/Sisyrinchium bellum
Cream Cups/Platystemon californicus
Purple Sanicle/Sanicula bipinnatifida
Lomatium/Lomatium sp.
Yarrow/Achillea millefolium
Red Maids/Calandrinia ciliata
California Lotus/Acmispon wrangelianus
California Buttercups/Ranunculus californicus
California Poppy/Eschscholzia californica
Blue Dicks/Dichelostemma capitatum  ssp. capitatum
a purple pea or vetch (possibly alien)

For more information on Skyline Serpentine Prairie check my earlier postings:

You can download a flower photo guide for the Skyline Serpentine Prairie at:
http://www.ebparks.org/files/serpentine_prairie_plant_photo_guide_04-27-09.pdf


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