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The fishing pier is a popular destination at Point Pinole, as are the eucalyptus forests and the bluff overlooking San Pablo Bay and the salt marshes. But the grassy meadow in the middle of it all is one of my favorite spots, and many types of birds…
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The Staghorn Fern is a kind of Platycerium; otherwise I’m not sure of the botanical names of these plants, which were in the Australasian area at the UC Botonaical Garden. P6165233
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A California native plant. I wrote about this in “My Artemsia,” an essay appearing soon.
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Beech Forest, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts

Beech Forest, in the Cape Cod National Seashore near Provincetown, offers a glimpse of the original arboreal landscape of the cape. According to the National Park Service, In the period before European settlement, Cape Cod was covered largely by pine-oak…
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This fuschia plant was present on our property when we moved in. I don’t know what kind of fuschia it might be. It has suffered considerable neglect, yet has survived. It doesn’t seem susceptible to the mites that have devasted many Bay Area fuschias.*…
Fuschia flowers
Fuschia flowers
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Cotinus coggygria 'Purpureus' (Smoketree)

Cotinus coggygria ‘Purpureus’ (Smoketree).
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Papaver rhoeas ‘Falling in Love’
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Poppy pods
Poppy pods
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