Wildflower Walk in Roberts Regional Park

Allison co-led  a wildflower walk in Oakland’s Roberts Regional Park on April 30,2016 for a private group. Thanks to Jenny Rieger of Columbine Landscaping for sharing her vast knowledge on medicinal & Native tribes’ uses of plants – and helping us identify several of the 3 dozen wildflowers spotted there!

 

JOIN OUR PUBLIC TOUR- FREE!

If you want to join our public group on Saturday, May 7th at 10am contact Allison directly with your RSVP by adding “WILDFLOWER” to the subject line!

♦♦♦♦♦ PARKING AT ROBERTS REGIONAL PARK IS $5. 

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We’ve had an El Nino year of plentiful rain followed by warm, sunny days yielding this abundance of wildflowers along the Graham & Dunn Trails on April 3, 2016.

 

thanks w roseSPECIAL THANKS TO STAN DODSON OF OAKLAND TRAILS for advising on best wildflower trails this year. Stan’s terrific film “Trailhead” is posted at that website, and he’s available for information, film screenings for the community with Q&A sessions afterwards, and to lead special tours.

 

 

CAN YOU HELP IDENTIFY THE FLOWERS MISSING NAMES?

I’ve attempted to identify most, but if you have corrections (ON ENTIRE ARRAY) please post in comments!!!  

 

 

A few flowers spotted on our hike 4/30/16:

 

plantifier appTHANKS to Alan Davis for telling us about this “Plantifier” phone app to identify flowers:


SEE MORE PLANT PHOTOS HERE!!!!

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