Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 9, 2017

Phoenix Lake Wildflower 3/9/17

Phoenix Lake is a part of the Marin Municipal Water District Lands, which encompasses a HUGE amount of acreage.
Located just outside the town of Ross. Take Sir Francis Drake Blvd to Lagunitas Road (across from the Marin Art and Gardens Center), Follow to the end. Signs posted state Natalie Green Coffin Park, Phoenix Lake is connected to this park. NOTE – Parking is VERY limited, Parking Enforcement is enforced.
The Park abounds with a great variety of native plants. Trees include Redwood, Big Leaf Maple, Pacific Madrone, California Buckeye (leaf buds are coming out now) etc. In bloom now – Indian Warrior, Spanish lotus, Miner’s lettuce, Willow herb, Field madder, Chickweed, Smooth vetch, Smaller common vetch, 
Bitter cress AKA Milk Maids, Houndstongue, Checker lily, Redwood pea, 
Hillside pea, Woodland star, Pacific sanicle, Trillium, Fremont’s star lily, blue dicks, the Manzanitas and Madrones are in bud and bloom as well

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: