August 31st, 2021

Ulistac Natural Area

Ulistac Natural Area


Here are some pics from a visit to Ulistac Natural Area on Monday.


The trailhead.





A mockingbird sits atop a dead tree.





California buckwheat is one of the few things here in bloom.





A hummingbird preens on a branch, facing the other way.





Buckwheat.





Buckwheat.





Buckwheat.





Ripening wild rose hip.





Not-buckwheat.





Buckwheat.





On the other side of the levee is the Guadalupe River channel, surprisingly lush with willows, cattails, weeds and other vegetation this late in summer.




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