Focus on Rarities

Learn about the many rare and beautiful native plants of the San Francisco Bay Area through this series of informative and well written articles.

Presidio clarkia (Clarkia franciscana)

By Michael Wood

Plant taxa can be considered rare for a variety of reasons. Species that could all be called rare inlcude those that occur very infrequently but […]

Lessingia (Lessingia germanorum)

By Michael Wood

This new column is intended to familiarize our members with some of San Francisco and San Mateo counties’ rare, endangered, and otherwise unique plant species. […]