Aristolochia californica can be found in Northern and Central California.
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Do mushrooms require a certain kind of substrate?
The Northern California black walnut led scientists into a genetic mystery: is this a rare tree, or a common one?
See the California works from the most accomplished Chinese
painter of the 20th century
See evidence of “gravitational wasting” erosion on Bay Area hillsides.
An illustrated guide to Northern California nature
Every rock has a story to tell, and geologists know the language.
Elephant seals are among the most extreme animals on earth. Will it be enough to help them survive extreme change?
Californians like to complain about missing true “seasons.” But expand your definition beyond humid summer nights and winter sleet and you’ll find nature all around us responding to seasonal change. Here are some of our suggestions of seasonal favorites to … Read more
Although the world’s oceans cover approximately 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, most humans interact with only the narrow strip that runs up onto land. This bit of real estate experiences terrestrial conditions on a once- or twice-daily basis and … Read more