Daley Ranch Rock Formations

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Daley Ranch Rock Formations & Plants
© W.P. Armstrong, 14 March 2011

View from Boulder Loop Trail looking southeast toward Dixon Lake,
the City of Escondido, and Mount Woodson (extreme upper right).

The Cretaceous granitic boulders of this area are mapped as monzogranite, granodiorite, diorite, quartz-bearing diorite and tonalite.

The Boulder Loop Trail passes through some enormous granitic boulders the size of two-story houses.

Grass spider webs (family Agelenidae)

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Assorted Plant Images

California lilac (Ceanothus tomentosus.)

Silver-leaf lotus: Lotus (Acmispon) argophyllus var. argophyllus.