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This time of year be on the watch for perennials, especially woody shrubs, vines and trees. They can respond quickly to the first rains of the year.
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|The rain that has fallen has started to perk things up and it is clear that there will be flowers this year. This trail crosses creeks with water six or seven times. The flowers have not really started but they are close. The wild cucumber is pushing up and we saw a few blooming stalks. There are some milk maids blooming near the creek. We saw one blooming California everlasting and some big berry manzanita that was just about to open. — Dorothy Steinicke|
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