July 20, 2015

Tilden Park, East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden


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Wildcat Gorge Trail

The Wildcat Gorge Trail runs through the deep shade of forest in a rocky defile north of Lake Anza. Here bay trees are seen arching across the stream.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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region: california-sf-bay-area
locality: tilden-regional-park-berkeley-california

coordinates: 37.9028 N -122.2551 W
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Redwood Grove at the Tilden Botanic Garden

The botanic garden is divided into ten geographic sections representing the plant environments of California. The redwood forest section is one of my favorites.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.8935 N -122.2441 W
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Sierran Section of botanic garden

These showy wildflowers are in the meadowy Sierran Section of the garden.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.8931 N -122.2438 W
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Lilies in the Shasta Klamath Section of the garden

Head-high lilies in forest shade in the Shasta-Klamath section of the botanic garden

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

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coordinates: 37.8929 N -122.2433 W
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Pond in the Sierran Section

A small pond in the Sierran Section of the garden.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.893 N -122.2436 W
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Buckwheat in the Sea Bluff Section

Buckwheat and succulents in the Sea Bluff Section, above Wildcat Creek.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.8933 N -122.2434 W
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Garden bridge over Wildcat Creek

A bridge crosses Wildcat Creek to the Santa Lucia Section on the far side.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.8934 N -122.2432 W
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Catalina ironwood and Coulter pine

Coulter pines and Catalina ironwood grace the Santa Lucia Section and the Channel Islands Section of the botanic garden.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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coordinates: 37.8936 N -122.2427 W
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Endemic species in the Channel Island section

Endemic species (found nowhere else) are characteristic of the Channel Islands.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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Coordinates: 37.8934 N -122.2427 W
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Visitor Center at the botanic garden

The modest visitor center, flanked by the Southern Califonia Section and Valley-Foothill Section. The California Native Plant Society grew out of efforts to protect and expand this garden.

Regional Parks Botanical Garden, Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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Coordinates: 37.893 N -122.2429 W
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East shore of Lake Anza

A narrow footpath leads along the east shore of Lake Anza.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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region: california-sf-bay-area
locality: tilden-regional-park-berkeley-california

coordinates: 37.8963 N -122.2494 W
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Redwoods on the Gorge Trail

In addition to the native bays and oaks, redwoods have been planted along Wildcat Creek in the gorge.

Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, California

July 20, 2015
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accession number: 2015-07-20 12
state: california-central
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locality: tilden-regional-park-berkeley-california

coordinates: 37.9038 N -122.2579 W
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