Jewel Lake botany

Jewel Lake botany

Kensington, California 94708, United States

Created By: Integrative Biology

Tour Information

Botanical hike in the Tilden Nature Area around Jewel Lake. AllTrails map (link). Find your way to the grove of redwoods at the entrance to the Nature Area parking lot. You can then check out a series of plants before entering the Nature Area proper. Explore the riparian strip along Wildcat Creek and the new wetland restoration area before arriving at Jewel Lake. You will follow the Wildcat creek trail to Jewel Lake and return via the Lower Packrat trail. Trip is just over 1 mile and will take 1–2 hours at a botanical pace. Help us refine these identifications, this is still rough! Email us at californianaturalhistory@gmail.com


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What You'll See on the Tour

Coast Redwood (Cupressaceae)
California Blackberry (Rosaceae)
Red Willow (Salicaceae)
California Bay Laurel (Lauraceae)
Coast Live Oak (Fagaceae)
Cherry Plum (Rosaceae)
Poison Oak (Anacardiaceae)
Late Cotoneaster (Rosaceae)
Blue Gum (Myrtaceae)
Prunus ilicifolia ilicifolia (Rosaceae)
California Buckeye (Sapindaceae)
Snowberry (Caprifoliaceae)
Big-leaf Maple (Sapindaceae)
Armenian Blackberry (Rosaceae)
English Ivy (Araliaceae)
Sedges (Cyperaceae)
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California Coffeeberry (Rhamnaceae)
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Monterey Pine (Pinaceae)
Ninebark (Rosaceae)
Straggly Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
Twinberry (Caprifoliaceae)
California Rose (Rosaceae)
Purple Sage (Lamiaceae)
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Blackwood Acacia (Fabaceae)
Silverleaf Cotoneaster (Rosaceae)
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Pacific Madrone (Ericaceae)
Wax Myrtle (Myricaceae)
Blue Blossom (Rhamnaceae)
White Alder (Betulaceae)
Red Alder (Betulaceae)
Twinberry (Caprifoliaceae)
English Holly (Aquifoliaceae)
Thimbleberry (Rosaceae)
Red-flowering Currant (Grossulariaceae)
Straggly Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae)
Franchet's Cotoneaster (Rosaceae)
Blue Elderberry (Adoxaceae)
Bearberry (Ericaceae)
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