Daley Ranch: Plant Guide to Hidden Spring Trail

MileS#id?Common NameLatin Name#here#all
0.00   Begin Hidden Spring Trail at jct. with Jack Creek Meadow Loop Trail in grassland; elevation 1460 feet (445 m). Trail soon begins a steep climb.
0.00r1 coastal goldenbushIsocoma menziesii+5 / 114
0.00r2 California-asterLessingia filaginifolia var. filaginifolia20 / 951
0.00r3~*smooth cat's earHypochaeris glabra / 28
0.00r4 *narrowleaf filagoFilago gallica99 / 942
0.00r5~*long-beaked filareeErodium botrys99 / 96
0.00r6 *scarlet pimpernelAnagallis arvensis / 24
0.00r7 western ragweedAmbrosia psilostachya50 / 933
0.00b8 blue-eyed grassSisyrinchium bellum / 19
0.00l9 *winter vetchVicia villosa ssp. varia99 / 317
0.00l10 coast live oakQuercus agrifolia var. agrifolia / 42
0.00l11~wild celeryApiastrum angustifolium1 / 111
0.00r12 narrowleaf bedstrawGalium angustifolium ssp. angustifolium1 / 142
0.00r13 blue dicksDichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum5 / 141
0.00l14 sticky cinquefoilPotentilla glandulosa ssp. glandulosa2 / 213
0.00l  (black sage, Salvia mellifera)
0.00l  (Torrey's scrub oak, Quercus acutidens)
0.01r15 *shortpod mustardHirschfeldia incana30 / 950
0.01r16 telegraph weedHeterotheca grandiflora20 / 232
0.03r17 dove weedEremocarpus setigerus10 / 124
 r18sp*wild oatsAvena sp. /  
 r19? Schismus? /  
 r20 *pink grassPetrorhagia dubia5 / 21
 r21 *windmill pinkSilene gallica / 28
0.06l22~horseweedConyza canadensis10 / 128
0.06l23 *soft chessBromus hordeaceus / 37
0.07   Enter chaparral
0.07l24 Ramona lilacCeanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus10 / 98
0.07l25 black sageSalvia mellifera20 / 938
0.07l26 southern honeysuckleLonicera subspicata var. denudata1 / 139
0.07l27 climbing bedstrawGalium nuttallii ssp. nuttallii2 / 229
0.08l28 Parish's purple nightshadeSolanum parishii3 / 117
0.08l29 golden yarrowEriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum10 / 951
0.08l30 toyonHeteromeles arbutifolia1 / 143
0.08r31 chamiseAdenostoma fasciculatum10 / 536
0.08r32 *redstem filareeErodium cicutarium / 49
0.08r33 bush monkeyflowerMimulus aurantiacus1 / 140
0.08r34 *common groundselSenecio vulgaris3 / 115
0.08r35 *sow thistleSonchus oleraceus1 / 126
0.08r36 *tocaloteCentaurea melitensis20 / 342
0.08l37 mission manzanitaXylococcus bicolor3 / 313
0.08l38~coast-range melicMelica imperfecta5 / 338
0.08l39 saw-toothed goldenbushHazardia squarrosa var. grindelioides20 / 933
0.08r40 heartleaf penstemonKeckiella cordifolia40 / 925
0.08r41 bicolored everlastingGnaphalium bicolor1 / 128
0.09l42~small-flowered soap plantChlorogalum parviflorum3 / 16
0.09r43 sugar bushRhus ovata2 / 223
0.09l44 laurel sumacMalosma laurina2 / 239
0.09l45 hairyleaf redberryRhamnus pilosa3 / 12
0.09l46 wild-cucumberMarah macrocarpus var. macrocarpus2 / 241
0.10l47 San Diego mountain mahoganyCercocarpus minutiflorus10 / 311
0.10l48 threadstemPterostegia drymarioides10 / 221
0.10l49 goldback fernPentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis2 / 222
0.11r50 Torrey's scrub oakQuercus acutidens20 / 924
0.11l51?eucrypta? annual phacelia??2 / 1 
0.11   (California wood fern, Dryopteris arguta)
0.11l52~coyote bushBaccharis pilularis1 / 124
0.12r53 California sagebrushArtemisia californica1 / 143
0.13r54 virgin's bowerClematis pauciflora3 / 210
0.13r55 branching phaceliaPhacelia ramosissima var. latifolia1 / 131
0.14r56 Eastwood manzanitaArctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. zacaensis1 / 111
0.15l57 hollyleaf cherryPrunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia2 / 211
0.15l58 California wood fernDryopteris arguta5 / 115
0.15l59 California everlastingGnaphalium californicum2 / 240
0.16l  (creeping snowberry, Symphoricarpos mollis)
0.16r  (chaparral whitethorn, Ceanothus leucodermis)
0.19l60 chaparral bush mallowMalacothamnus fasciculatus1 / 114
0.19l61sspdeerweedLotus scoparius20 / 510
0.19l62 fragrant everlastingGnaphalium canescens ssp. beneolens20 / 918
0.19l63 rush-roseHelianthemum scoparium5 / 111
0.19l64~foothill needlegrassNassella lepida1 / 119
0.20r65 *tall wheatgrassElytrigia pontica ssp. pontica1 / 11
0.22   (California buckwheat, Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum)
0.24r66 arroyo willowSalix lasiolepis1 / 132
0.24r  (pampas grass, Cortaderia selloana)
0.24l  (white-flowering currant, Ribes indecorum)
0.24r67 Spanish cloverLotus purshianus var. purshianus10 / 125
0.24r68 *English plantainPlantago lanceolata3 / 217
0.24l69 Engelmann oakQuercus engelmannii1 / 124
0.24l70 poison oakToxicodendron diversilobum5 / 342
0.24l71 basketbushRhus trilobata1 / 119
0.25r72 checkerbloomSidalcea malviflora ssp. sparsifolia3 / 126
0.25r73 Mariposa rushJuncus dubius50 / 32
0.27   (deergrass, Muhlenbergia rigens)
0.34 74 Pacific sanicleSanicula crassicaulis1 / 118
0.40r75 thick-leaved yerba santaEriodictyon crassifolium var. crassifolium5 / 17
0.43l  Jct. illegal path; local high point on road; road curves right
0.46   Local low point; cross seasonally-wet drainage
0.47   Local high point
0.48r76 California buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum10 / 347
0.51r77~slender tarweedHemizonia fasciculata5 / 112
0.51r78~hooked skunkweedNavarretia hamata ssp. hamata30 / 95
0.51r79spclarkiaClarkia sp.5 / 1 
0.53r80 California buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium10 / 315
0.53r  (California bee plant, Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda)
0.53b81 showy penstemonPenstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis10 / 311
0.55r82spsuncupCamissonia sp. /  
0.56r83sppopcorn flowerCryptantha sp. /  
0.57r84 *horehoundMarrubium vulgare+1 / 129
0.57r85~common bedstrawGalium aparine10 / 238
0.58r ssp(thistle, Cirsium occidentale)
0.64   Road curves right
0.65   Cross drainage
0.67c86 *Bermuda grassCynodon dactylon1 / 125
0.74l87 collar lupineLupinus truncatus1 / 121
0.74l88spannual lotusLotus strigosus or hamatus5 / 1 
0.79r89 chaparral yuccaYucca whipplei2 / 228
0.82l90 triangular-fruit sedgeCarex triquetra2 / 214
0.85   Local high point
0.89l91~prickly cryptanthaCryptantha muricata10 / 114
0.89   Jct. illegal path on left; sign on right: "Sensitive habitat; keep out"
0.90l92sp Filago californica or Stylocline gnaphaloides /  
0.99l93 matchweedGutierrezia sarothrae10 / 15
1.01l  (southern tauschia, Tauschia arguta; southern Indian pink, Silene laciniata ssp. major)
1.04   Check for Juncus balticus
1.06   Local high point, then a local low point, then a steep climb
1.07r  (mule fat, Baccharis salicifolia)
1.10l94 giant needlegrassAchnatherum coronatum1 / 122
1.11l95 southern tauschiaTauschia arguta1 / 18
1.11l96 silverback fernPentagramma triangularis ssp. viscosa1 / 15
1.11l  Definite Filago californica here.
1.13l  Highest point on trail; elevation 1920 feet (585 m)
1.13l97 Ramona horkeliaHorkelia truncata1 / 12
1.13r98ssp*rattail fescueVulpia myuros20 / 110
1.19   End trail at jct. with Engelmann Oak Trail
Last update: 17 January 2005.