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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Native Power! Poppies and Red Maids (Hiking Edgewood)

Enjoy the lovely details by clicking on the illustration above
Poppies, shout it.
 Red Maids love serpentine soil! 
We're the one percent!

We're so lucky to be able to enjoy an historic wildflower bloom at Edgewood, where rate serpentine soil  does it's best to keep invasive non-native plants at bay. Only one percent of California plays host to the rock type that produces this special dirt. 

Let's hear it for the natives!

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Web Resources

Edgewood Rocks: Geology and Soils

Edgewood Nature Preserve