Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

Mt. Diablo, part two…

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Our second hike on Mt. Diablo was the following weekend. We started out on the same trail but at the fork in the road we took a side trail that gave us some elevation and a different perspective on the landscape. The same plants were blooming but we found a few new ones, also. Significantly, the sky was quite different with a texture of cotton balls.

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The lovely Ithurial’s spear…

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Coast paintbrush…

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Blue elderberry…

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Pitcher sage…

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and some insects…

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Square mariposa lily

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California sagebrush with a ton of monkey flower…

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The monkey flowers up close and personal…

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California poppy…

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and then at the end, like frosting on a cake, a Redtailed hawk sitting on the branch of a tree…

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Author: loisreynoldsmead

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2 thoughts on “Mt. Diablo, part two…

  1. Love the big tree!

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