Biology 314 Field Biology
Lake Cleone Field Trip Photos!
(Spring 2007)

Lake Cleone

What are the useful features for identifying trees?

What are the useful features for identifying flowering plants?

An Alder tree with its serrated leaves and hard seed pods that resemble little conifer cones.

Aster sp. in the Sunflower Family, the Asteraceae (old family name is Compositae).

Dragonfly at water's edge, Lake Cleone.

Stachys chamissonis, Chamisso's Hedge Nettle, a native of California, is a member of the Mint family, Labiatae.

Banana Slug

Crocosmia masoniorum, native to South Africa, growing at Lake Cleone.

Cicuta douglasii is a poisonous member of the Carrot Family, Apiaceae.

Thanks to Linda Different Cloud-Jones for IDing this!

Epilobium angustifolium, Red Fireweed, a California native, is a member of the Evening Primrose Family, Onagraceae, grows along the sunny shore of Lake Cleone.

Lonicera hispidula, Vine Honeysuckle, with its distinctive leaves and berries, is native to California.

A reddish rose hip (seed pod) of Rosa californica, the California Wild Rose. Also note the compound leaves.

Red Fireweed seed pods openinng (white feathery parts are the seeds).

Branch of Pinus contorta, with its two needled fascicles, is very closely related to lodgepole pine, but much shorter in stature.

Shore (or Beach) Pines, Pinus contorta, growing along Lake Cleone.

Poisonous Cicuta douglasii: it was growing under and next to the first bridge on the boardwalk at Lake Cleone.

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Marilyn I. Cannon, March 2007