Plant of the Month for September, 2020
Each month, we feature a plant of the San Gabriel Mountains. The Plant-of-the-Month page is taken from the interactive CD-ROM,
Plants of the San Gabriel Mountains: Foothills and Canyons V2.0.
This slender perennial herb now has soft narrow pods that split open to release black seeds, which are attached to silky tufts to blow in the wind. This is an important plant to monarch butterflies.
This interpretive guide has all of the great features of the first ever field guide on CD "Common Plants of Eaton Canyon and the San Gabriel Foothills":
Now with updated botanical and family names.
Available now online for free at www.natureathand.com/sgmplants
Here are some essays by Gabi on subjects of nature and gardening with native plants. These essays have been published in newsletters of the California Native Plant Society, as well as the Eaton Canyon Nature Center.
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