I kept going yesterday after I found the camas.
If you ever want a book for off-the-beaten-track tourism in San Francisco, Stairway Walks in San Francisco is the book for you. I used it yesterday and it took me to places in my neighborhood that I've never seen before.
This jubata grass (Cortadereia jubata) is a real nuisance.
What's wrong with this picture?
145 Faith is for sale. (Warning: New Age music at the link.)
Does pink knotweed (Persicaria capitata) colonize cracks in the sidewalk where you are too?
I was happy to almost get this picture of five shrubs blooming today at the same time: Tecomaria capensis (red), Ceanothus sp. (blue), Salvia leucantha (purple), Euryops pectinatus (yellow), Rosmarinus officinalis (bleached out, up front):
I walked right by the Cala lily and then decided to take a picture. "It's not a weed everywhere", I thought.
That big shrub up there is one abutilon, having spread over many years.
It's full of noisy birds!
In this picture, I was trying to get the red-flowering Leptospermum scoparium in front of the red Liquidambar styraciflua, but the very white sky spoiled the effect:
I like buildings with names. Isn't a corroboree like an alibi?
Sigh. More stairs.