Scoliopus bigelovii | Humboldt County 2011

Original Publication Date:: 1/30/2011

Jacoby Creek Forest | Bayside, California

Jacoby Creek Humboldt County

Jacoby Creek pours from the coastal hills of Humboldt County, California.

Scoliopus bigelovii

Variability of age, droop, light, and location creates individualized art in each plant.

John O. Sawyer

John Sawyer found herbivory in action–a consumer on the fetid flower?

JacobyCreek151

Not surprisingly, the herbivore was a banana slug (Ariolimax columbianus).

Russ Park | Ferndale, California
One of the most beautiful and easily accessible destinations to find a spectacular flower in January is Russ Park in Ferndale, California. Find more in the link below.

A January bloomer in coastal northwest California.

A January bloomer in coastal northwest California.

Scoliopus in Humboldt County

Where have you seen the fetid adder’s tongue?


This is a 10 minute video of the life of Scoliopus in 45 seconds.

Russ Park and Scoliopus bigelovii on MK’s piece of the World Wide Web

External Links
Marin CNPS: Scoliopus bigelovii
BLM: Scoliopus bigelovii

COMMENT:
AUTHOR: Gary Lester
DATE: 1/30/2011 5:40:25 PM
Cool Michael, accessible places I know in northern Humboldt County are at Trinidad State Beach (trail down from formal parking area), Elkhead trail (1/2 way out) and at the Seawood exit north of Trinidad (deep in the woods NW of the overpass).

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