Saturday, April 11, 2009

Huckleberry Preserve

Huckleberry is by far one of my favorite parks in the Bay Area. Despite it's small size, it has a mind-boggling diversity of native plants. It's a great place to hike in all seasons, since there is something flowering almost all year. Spring definitely puts on a show, however.

Although there are a few spots with more open views, most of the trail feels like a tunnel of green. This is great for me because I can just focus on all the plants. Here are some pics from this damp spring day.

Douglas iris bud and flower

Ribes Sanguineum and Zigadenus Fremontii (common star lily)

Fritillaria Affinis var. Affinis
(Checker Lily)