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Yellow owl’s-clover, Triphysaria versicolor ssp. faucibarbata Photograph by Vernon Smith

10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

A visit to some serpentine outcrops on the south-facing slope of Mount Burdell for early wildflowers.

Ceanothus jepsonii Photograph by Wilma Follette

9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

During several stops along a route from Fairfax to Bolinas, participants will have the opportunity to see as many as six Ceanothus taxa (species and varieties), and observe several interesting hybrids

Chimney Rock Photograph by Wilma Follette

10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Come catch the wildflowers at their peak at Chimney Rock, famous for its early spring displays. Bloomers will include Douglas iris, wallflower, Johnny tuck, pussy-ears, Indian paintbrush, and baby-blue eyes.

10 a.m.–12 noon

Christina McWhorter, nursery manager and native plant specialist for the Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project, will lead a tour of the nursery and the area of the wetlands where restoration work is taking place.

Pebble Beach, Tomales Bay State Park Photograph by Amelia Byrd Ryan

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Explore a Bishop pine forest and learn about the fire ecology of this species.

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

A late summer visit to Kehoe Beach in search of late-bloomers unusual elsewhere in Marin.

Lupinus tidestromii Wilma Follette

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

A second trip to Abbotts Lagoon, this time focusing on the dune community beyond the lagoon.

Epipactis gigantea forma rubrifolia Bob Sikora

A group of 15 Marin CNPS members will visit The Cedars in early June to see the remarkable geologic forms and many endemic flora found only there. NB: We have reached full capacity for this outing.

Calochortus tiburonensis Wilma Follette

10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

We'll take a peek at the summer blooms on Tiburon's Ring Mountain.

10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Join us for a visit to San Mateo County. First we'll visit a private garden with a spectacular display of many species of salvia (as well as other boranic treats), then, after lunch, we'll visit Edgewood County Park.