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