Bakersfield Field Office

Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area
Native Plant Restoration Photos

View looking west from top of the light tower, 2001. Iceplant!

Figure 1. View looking west from top of the light tower, 2001. Iceplant!

Volunteers pull iceplant away from native plants.

Figure 2.   Volunteers pull iceplant away from native plants.

White crowed sparrow on lupine.

Figure 3. White crowed sparrow on lupine.

Cirsium occidentale var. compactum

Figure 4. Cirsium occidentale var. compactum

 

Before and after photos

The west tip of Point Piedras Blancas, March 2002.

Figure 5. The west tip of Point Piedras Blancas, March 2002. 

The west tip of Point Piedras Blancas, April 2004

Figure 6. The west tip of Point Piedras Blancas, April 2004

Along sidewalk to tower,  December 2002


Figure 7. Along sidewalk to tower,  December 2002

Figure 8. Along sidewalk to tower, April 2006

Figure 8. Along sidewalk to tower, April 2006

The west tip of Point Piedras Blancas, March 2002.

 Native Plants

Dune buckwheat, Eriogonium parvifolium

Dune buckwheat, Eriogonium parvifolium

Hedge-nettle, Stachys bullata,

Hedge-nettle, Stachys bullata

Seaside woolly yarrow, Eriophyllum staechadifolium

Seaside woolly yarrow, Eriophyllum staechadifolium  

Seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus

Seaside daisy, Erigeron glaucus

Eschscholzia californica var. maritima, California poppy/seaside poppy

California poppy/seaside poppy,
Eschscholzia californica var. maritima

Lupinus arboreus, coastal bush (tree) lupine

Coastal bush (tree) lupine,
Lupinus arboreus