|Fiddler crab, Montaña de Oro State Park on California's Central Coast. Photo by Ronn Koeppel.|
|Anemone, snails and Franciscan mélange; near Piedras Blancas on California's Central Coast.|
|La Puríssima manzanita, Arctostaphylos purissima, is endemic to sandy soils|
in western Santa Barbara County, California.
|Blue euphorbia, Euphorbia rigida, San Luis Obispo Botanic Gardens, El Chorro Regional Park. Coming to the Central Coast from early spring in Wyoming, the amazing colors I see every day are close to psychedelic.|