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About the Photo Gallery of
Most of the native plants in the photos can be seen along the Santa
Margarita River trail. The list
of plants and corresponding photos can be selected by scientific name,
common name, or even more fun... by plant type and family name. For new stuff
see the page on Updates and Additions.
Re-population after the 2007 wildfire|
Top 10 Fire Followers..more>>
Some plants with the largest numbers are very appealing, and some like sumac
aren't. Here's my top 10 list of the most and least
appealing plants of 2009 and what gets my vote for the weirdest, the coolest and
the most surprising wildflowers of 2008. The 2008
slideshows are snapshots of what was growing in those months after the fire.
Santa Margarita River Trail|
The trail follows the river from Sandia Creek Drive north of Fallbrook through
oak woodlands, chaparral and areas burned by the wildfires.
Trail Hike 1 includes the 500 foot trail loop. Trail
Hike 2 includes the north river trail loop.