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It’s That Time of Year Again
June 18, 2018
Wart-Stemmed Ceanothus or Coast Lilac is one of many plant species of concern at Cabrillo. Habitat loss, due to urbanization, has greatly reduced the suitable coastal habitat Coast Lilac requires. But this species also needs FIRE to propagate. However, wildfire is extremely rare at CNM. To combat this management concern, Ranger Adam Taylor, Greenhouse Manager Patricia Simpson, and volunteers have been collecting seed for successful nursery propagation of this native species.
Last updated: November 4, 2016