Here's Part 2 of my recent visit to the Old Spanish Trail at Coal Mine Ridge (Part 1 here).
California wild rose.
Hill morning glory.
An unusual white form of blue dicks.
Old Spanish Trail.
A live oak is draped in Spanish moss near the crest of the ridge.
The Old Spanish Trail goes through a small meadow.
A bumble bee visits rose clover.
Bracket fungi growing on a fallen log help to break down its tissues and release the nutrients back into the environment for new life to use.
The afternoon sun backlights a plantain flower head as we make our way back home.