Observation  Detail
Plant Name   Erodium cicutarium
Coastal heron's bill
Observer Richard Spjut    PROFILE
Date 2019-01-26
County San Luis Obispo What Grows Here?
Coordinates 35.31198, -119.85831
Elevation 710 meters
Region San Joaquin Valley
Location Description Northern end of Carrizo Plain, Elkhorn Road about 3-5 km south of Hwy 58
Notes Observation based on a photograph by Richard Spjut. Location data added subsequently.
Calflora ID gp10897
Added 2019-01-26 Plant Observation Entry
Location Quality HIGH (2)
Error Radius 10  meters
ContextOther Plant Observations at this location
© 2019 Richard Spjut     CC BY-NC 4.0
Erodium cicutarium alliance. Looking south from west side of Elkhorn Road at Erodium cicutarium, the pinkish mass and much of the green not in flower. Circled in blue is Amsinckia. Circled in bright green are other annuals such as Astragalus lentiginosus, Caulanthus lasiophyllus, Isocoma acradenia, Monolopia, Layia penthchaeta var. albida and others
© 2019 Richard Spjut     CC BY-NC 4.0
Erodium cicutarium, scattered Amsinckia and and patch of other species in background
© 2019 Richard Spjut     CC BY-NC 4.0
Caulanthus lasiophyllus, tall Amsinckia, and Erodium in understory. No grasses evident