Far Out Flora

May 13, 2010
by Megan
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Plant ID: Princess Flower, Spice Bush, Pot Marigold

Our Spring Plant ID class is quickly coming to an end as we hit week 15.  This week seemed to fall into the category of…those plants you see all the time, but never took the time to figure out exactly … Continue reading

April 21, 2010
by Megan
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Plant ID: Foxglove, Rose, Daisy

We’re up to 104 plants for our Plant ID class, Week 9. This is where it starts to get hard to keep them all straight, and remember the first plants we learned. I’m drawing blanks on quite a few of … Continue reading

April 12, 2010
by Megan
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Plant ID: Poppies, Lavender,Yerba Buena

After two weeks off for Spring Break, our City College Plant ID class is back in action. It’s going to take me awhile before Eschscholzia californica rolls off the tongue. Last weekend I made Matti pull over between Big Sur … Continue reading

March 17, 2010
by Megan
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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
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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