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Species I.D. Test #1 (Horse Canyon CalPoly 2011)

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Artemisia californica
California Sage-
(Coastal Scrub Community
light colored shrub, smells good, little tiny hair looking things but is actually deeply lobed.
Deciduous)
Baccharis pilularis
Coyote Bush-
(evergreen, tall long stem with tiny petals coming off.
look speckled, thick for small size)
Salvia mellifera
Black Sage-
(dark green colored on top, light green bottom.
lead looks like small dots together
1 main vein going through middle)
Lotus scoparius
Deer Weed-
Quercus agrifolia
Coast Live Oak-
(highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves)
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Poison Oak-
(poisonous shrub of the Pacific coast of North America that causes a rash on contact)
Lupinus albifrons
Bush Lupine-
Avena barbata
Slender Wild Oats
(oat of southern Europe and southwestern Asia)
Gallium andrewsii
Bedstraw
Anagallis arvensis
Scarlet Pimpernel-
(herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather
(mostly found on the ground))
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Chamise-
(each leaf looks like a small green bunch of bananas
point, yellowish where they connect to stem
leaves are in fascicles-all stem from one node (7 of them))
Yucca whipplei
Yucca-
(yucca of southwestern United States and Mexico with a tall spike of creamy white flowers)
Ceanothus cuneatus
Buckbrush-
(semi wedge/heart/ dip on leaf
opposite leaf pattern
small petal like leaves
tiny white flowers
(little white dots- no serated edges))

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