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April 3rd, 2018 - Pahavit's Universe

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Date: 4-3-2018 12:08 AM
Subject: Los Altos Redwood Grove
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Tags:acorn, adobe creek, bee, field trip, fish, flower, insect, los altos, native wildflower, redwood
Los Altos Redwood Grove


On Sunday I spent a little time moseying around in the Los Altos Redwood Grove Nature Preserve, and here are some of the pics I took.


Redwood sorrel is a common flower found in redwood forests.





An acorn shell on the railing of a bridge over Adobe Creek.





Redwoods were transplanted here from the foggy coastal mountains in the 1920s and require supplemental irrigation to stay healthy.





A water strider floats on Adobe Creek.





The perforations of a metal picnic table form a grid to catch fallen leaves.





A furled periwinkle.





A bee takes a drink from Adobe Creek.





Adobe Creek.





The creek hosts a small population of three-spine stickleback.







California buttercups.







Allium flowers.






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