Orobanche californica ssp. jepsonii. (observed on Montaņa de Oro
Oats Peak trail to Coon Creek 7-2-05)
identification... Barbara Renshaw says "...
I looked at some pictures, and I guess that your plant is Orobanche californica
ssp. jepsonii. But that can only be true if there were herbs or shrubs in the
Astercaceae family there. Such plants could include Artemisia californica
(CA Sagebrush), Ericameria ericoides (Mock Heather), Yarrow, either true Yarrow
or "Golden Yarrow," Pearly Everlasting.")
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