The marshes, with their wild fennel (yellow blooms) and high dense grasses.
The wild fennel (on the ridge here) can grow up to 12 feet tall.
The light catches the branches so beautifully.
Jasmine grows all over the neighborhood, and is especially fragrant at night.
And there are these pretty little vines all over the place too.
An easel and chair sat under this tangerine tree. I can't blame the aspiring artist. These are sumptuous.
Ah! Eucalyptus! I can't even begin to tell you how much I love these dusty, gentle giants.
Close-up of the eucalyptus trunk.
The Jackaranda tree is native to South America, and I used to see
But, perhaps favorite of all: the golden grasses.
Tomorrow will be my last Mare Island post: some fun details around the island.