Far Out Flora

August 30, 2010
by Megan

Lasting Lupinus Arboreus

The Yellow Bush Lupine has been a work horse along the coast, flowering continuously despite San Francisco’s lack of summer rain. Since we last looked at Lupinus arboreus, they’ve grown their fuzzy seed pods which look a lot like hairy … Continue reading

March 17, 2010
by Megan

Plant ID Week Seven Picks

Plant ID class took us to the Noe Valley neighborhood to see a ton of acacias…plus some others thrown in too. Here are our top three picks: Of all the Acacias, this is the favorite of the bunch.  The common … Continue reading

March 10, 2010
by Megan

Plant ID Week Six Pics

Our Plant ID was at Strybing Arboretum this week.   Here are three of our faves. We have crossed paths with this attractive shrub on many occasions, but we never knew its name.  Wooly Senna is one cool cucumber.  Its seed … Continue reading