As I've written in previous post, identifying plants is not as easy as I thought it would be. (I laugh when I make this statement.) Why do I persist? I'm not a student of botany, I don't even have a garden, and my houseplants could use my attention at the moment, but I do persist... Continue Reading →
San Francisco Hikes – Just a Few Beauties
The first walk of the year on the Presidio's Batteries to Bluffs trail did not disappoint. The air was filled with sweet scents and birdsongs. Unlike last year there was no hemlock yet, but lots of flowers and other things I've seen for years and never tried to ID. This year I felt compelled to... Continue Reading →
Plant ID: It Can’t Be Poison Hemlock
It Can't Be Poison Hemlock!
Plant ID is very difficult. The end.
Plant ID is very difficult. The end. Because of my newfound hobby of going outside during daylight hours and my late blooming love for the outdoors, I won't give up so easily. With the help of a few guide books and some trustworthy internet sites for cross-reference, I think I've got one pegged. It's Yarrow!... Continue Reading →