A Few Very Local Native Plants

Have you ever discovered a native plant growing naturally in your neighborhood? There are many that have managed to maintain a foothold during wave after wave of human-driven land transformation. In Santa Clara County, one immediately thinks of toyon, Heteromeles arbutifolia, coast live oak, Quercus agrifolia, and Telegraph weed, Heterotheca grandiflora, as conspicuous survivors. These … Read more