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February 11, 1861: Cahuenga Pass

February 11, 2011

101 at Cahuenga Pass

Highway 101 at Cahuenga Pass; by srd515, in Flickr


Camp 12
PE No. 2906 - Caravan MTA_1220

Bus caravan at Cahuenga Pass, 1963; by Metro Transportation Library and Archive, on Flickr

[Today], we left Los Angeles and came on about twelve miles and camped in the Cahuenga Pass, where the Overland road passes through the Sierra Santa Monica, there a range of hills

purple nightshade - solanum xanti

Solanum xanti; by randomtruth, on Flickr

about 1,600 feet high. It is not much of a pass.

Specimens collected: Leptodactylon californicum; Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus; Chamaesyce melanadenia; Oxalis albicans subsp. californica; Thysanocarpus curvipes; Ribes indecorum; Ribes malvaceum; Ribes californicum var. hesperium; Monolopia lanceolata; Encelia californica;

prickly phlox - leptodactylon californicum

Leptodactylon californicum; by randomtruth, on Flickr

Solanum xanti.

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