Conjure up a mental image of pHake Lake, and what do you see? Cattails! As shown nicely in the title image for this blog, a ring of Broad-leaved Cattails (Typha latifolia) almost completely encircles the lake. Broad-leaved Cattails are native to California, and the BFS they provide habitat for some of our resident native animals, […]
Tag Archive 'pHake Lake'
For the most part pHake Lake is too deep and steep-sided to be a permanent residence for wading birds, but herons and egrets do stop by fairly often. This past Thursday, four Great Egrets (Ardea alba) paid a visit.