Photos from the Mary Bowerman Trail near the summit of Mount Diablo and from Willow Creek in Sonoma County.
Canyon Gooseberry (Ribes menziesii)Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)Alameda Whipsnake (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)Red Larkspur (Delphinium nudicaule)Few Flowered Collinsia (Collinsia sparsiflora)Claytonia (Claytonia gypsophiloides)Golden Violet (Viola pedunculata)Bitter Root (Lewisia rediviva)White Popcorn Flower (Plagiobothrys nothofulvus)Woolly mule-ears (Wyethia helenioides)Woolly mule-ears (Wyethia helenioides)Buckeye ButterflyWestern Yellow-bellied Racer (Coluber constrictor)Western Yellow-bellied Racer (Coluber constrictor)Western Terrestrial Garter Snake (Thamnophis elegans)Rubber Boa (Charina bottae)