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December 2, 1860: Los Angeles

December 2, 2010

[The Boundary Commission]1 are now encamped near here. One of their men died this morning, killed most probably with bad whiskey. He was out yesterday, walked to camp last evening, and died this morning.

california fuchsia - epilobium canum vinegar weed marsh baccharis
Photos by randomtruth, on Flickr

Specimens collected: Eriogonum gracile; Ambrosia acanthicarpa; Baccharis douglasii; Croton californicus; Cyperus laevigatus; Chenopodium ambrosioides; Solanum douglasii; Clematis ligusticifolia; Chamaesyce albomarginata; Pellaea andromedifolia; Epilobium canum subsp. canum; Eriodictyon crassifolium; Trichostema lanceolatum.

1Encountered previously aboard the steamer off Port San Luis

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