|A typical specimen of Pinus torreyana overlooks the Pacific|
|Camissoniopsis bistorta is a member of the Evening Primrose|
Family (Onagraceae), with brilliant yellow flowers. A
species of Cryptantha occurs with it.
|Ephemeral masses of a Cryptantha, probably C. muricata, fill|
in around a more permanent beavertail cactus.
|The sea dahlia, Leptosyne maritima (Asteraceae),|
blooms abundantly in April on slopes in
|A closer view of Cryptantha muricata (Boraginaceae)..|
|A beautiful red form of Mimulus aurantiacus (placed by some in the genus |
Diplacus), Family Phrymaceae, is common at Torrey Pines.
|Dichelostemma capitata, first seen in|
Antelope Valley, seems to be everywhere
|Acmispon glaber is a member of the Legume Family, Fabaceae.|
|Salvia mellifera (Lamiaceae), or black sage,|
is a common member of the chaparral
community in California.
|Another form of Acmispon glaber has its|
flowers more spread out.
|The tarweed, Hemizona fasciculata |