Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Red Car Canyon: Non-Native, Invasive, Pretty

Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 8, 2015.  A type of non-native invasive geraniums colonized Red Car Canyon this year.  Previously it was the less interesting, less showy variety with tiny flowers owned the canyon.  These are by no means large flowers at no more than an inch, but they are far more scenic.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)
Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 5, 2015.  While these don't show up on CalFlora as a geranium, their leaves are definitely in the family.  They may be a long since garden escapee.