Friday, June 27, 2014

Red Car Property:Native Toyon Blooms Buzzing

Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 27, 2014.  The native Toyon growing below Adlebert, was practically vibrating with bees this morning.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)  

CalFlora & California Poison Control identify native Toyon   (Heteromeles arbutifolia).  

 Disclaimer: The Corralitas Red Car Property Blog prefers to quote reliable sources, such as CalFlora and California Poison Control on the issue of toxicity.  We often get email suggesting some plants are edible. If you are eating your way through the Red Car Property, we DO NOT recommend you eat any plant you find in the Red Car Property neighborhood without first doing your own research.