Eastern Mojave Vegetation Veterans Court, City of Alameda, Alameda County, California  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 Short stub from Island Drive to the north shore of Bay Farm Island. The city GIS data shows the street continuing along the north shore of Mount Trashmore and coming out at Doolittle Drive through the parking lot of the model airplane field.

Other articles: Island Drive at Veterans Ct  

Junction: Island Drive

Other articles: Field Notes 13 Dec 2012
Full Size ImageVeterans Court Seawall  

View of seawall at high tide.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 882 Coll. No. 1039
Full Size ImageHabitat of Coll. No. 882, Grindelia hirsutula Coll. No. 1039, Cuscuta pacifica
Full Size ImageGrindelia hirsutula  

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Coll. No. 1039, Cuscuta pacifica var. pacifica
View of salt marsh from sea wall.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 910
Full Size ImageHabitat of Parietaria judaica  

The cul de sac of Veterans Court. Growing in the curb joint, lower center is Parietaria judaica. This is the location of my collection # 910.

Other articles: Bay Farm Shoreline Path at Veterans Ct  

Junction: Shoreline Bicycle Path

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 910
Full Size ImageHabitat of Parietaria judaica  

Cul-de-Sac; end of road.
 

From the cul de sac to the Bill Osborne field, Veterans Court is a bicycle path.

  Bridge from cul-de-sac to Mount Trashmore.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 915, 5 Jan 2013
Full Size ImageColl. No. 915, Acacia dealbata  

Acacia dealbata "Silver Wattle" at east end of pedestrian bridge.

Other articles: Field Notes 6 Jun 2012
Full Size ImageGopher snake on Bay Farm bicycle train  

 

Other articles: Bicycle Spur Near bicycle bridge  

Junction: Bicycle path spur to Doolittle Drive.

Other articles: Bay Farm Bicycle Bridge at Veterans Ct  

Bay Farm Island Bicycle Bridge
  Bench

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 909, 3 Oct 2012
Full Size ImageColl. No. 909, Dittrichia graveolens
Full Size ImageColl. No. 909, Dittrichia graveolens  

Dittrichia graveolens Stinkwort common on Mt. Trashmore.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 878
Full Size ImageHabitat of Centromadia pungens on Mt. Trashmore.  

Habitat of Centromadia pungens on the Veterans Court bicycle path, near the Bay Farm bicycle bridge.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 878
Full Size ImageHabitat of Centromadia pungens on Mt. Trashmore.
Full Size ImageColl. No. 878, Centromadia pungens  

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Coll. No. 878, Centromadia pungens
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Coll. No. 878, Centromadia pungens var. pungens
Location of Coll. No. 878, Centromadia pungens.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 813, 8 May 2012
Full Size ImageSmilo Grass (Stipa miliacea) growing with Wild Oats and Mustard.  

 

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 919, 10 Feb 2013  

About 100 meters east of the bicycle bridge, the large tree on the north side of the bicycle path is Eucalyptus globulus Labill. Blue Gum.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 808 Coll No. 807
Full Size ImageColl. No. 807, Hordeum brachyantherum var. brachyantherum
Full Size ImageColl. No. 808, Festuca perennis  

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Coll. No. 808, Festuca perennis
About 200 meters east of the bicycle bridge is where I found Festuca perennis Perennial Ryegrass.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 877
Full Size ImageHabitat of Kickxia spuria in front of day pack.  

Looking east on the Veterans Court bicycle path; Kickxia spuria was found just in front of the day pack.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 877

Locations: Mount Trashmore, Alameda.
Full Size ImageAppearance of Kickxia spuria in the field.  

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Flower of Kickxia spuria showing spur.
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Coll. No. 877, Kickxia spuria
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Coll. No. 877, Kickxia spuria
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Coll. No. 877, Kickxia spuria
About 285 m east of the bicycle bridge, the collecting location for Coll. No. 877, Kickxia spuria

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 877
Full Size ImageHabitat of Kickxia spuria  

Looking west on the Veterans Court bicycle path; Kickxia spuria was found just behind the day pack.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 809  

About 300 m east of the bicycle bridge is the location where I collected Bromus diandrus Rip Gut Brome (my collection #809).

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 812
Full Size ImageColl. No. 812, Avena fatua  

About 550 m east of the bicycle bridge, my collection 812, Avena fatua.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 810  

About 675 m east of the bicycle bridge, location of Coll. No. 810, Bromus commutatus Schrad. Meadow Brome.

Other articles: Field Notes May 15, 2012
Full Size ImageEBRPD Lagoon  

Trail turns south from east. There is a little path here that goes down to the lagoon.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 918, 10 Feb 2013  

The large trees to the east of the bicycle path is Eucalyptus globulus Labill. Blue Gum.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 818, 15 May 2012
Full Size ImageColl. No. 818, Rumex crispus  

Location of collection of Rumex crispus, No. 818.

Other articles: Field Notes Coll. No. 917
Full Size ImageColl No. 917, Myoporum laetum  

Myoporum laetum G. Forst. Ngaio Tree.
  Trail turns west from south.
  Junction: Harbor Bay Parkway Bicycle Trail
  From the Bill Osborne field to the cul-de-sac, above, Veterans Court is a bicycle path.


 

   

Bill Osborne parking lot

 

Other articles: Doolittle Drive at Veterans Ct  

Junction: Doolittle Drive

 

 

   

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