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Oakmead Herbarium: Some Jasper Ridge Place Names

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➽Dengler, H. Some of the place names in my field notes since 1953 | Google Earth version (Affiliates)
➽ For photo archive use the search in Flickr.com: jrbp [place name], e.g., "jrbp causeway" or follow the links 
Sector Map Book of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, March 2005

  • Area C Serpentine Prairie, N end of Ridge, Sector 23, 24, 33 (map)
  • Area H Serpentine, W of Escobar Gate, Sector 35  (map)
  • Baby blue-eyes site (uphill from Trail 11) (37.401102°,-122.230657°) 
  • Bear Creek at Preserve Boundary, Sector 12 B3 (37.411111°,-122.241204°)
  • Big Bay Tree, Sector 43 B2 (37.398555°,-122.218833°)
  • Big Inlet, Searsville Lake, Sector 31 A1–2, B1–2, C1–2 
  • Big Oak Pocket Meadow (37.408557,-122.219557) on Trail 2 south of Trail 3 intersection
  • Bird Foots Fern site north of Trail 9, Sector 31 C3 (37.401840°,-122.234932°) 
  • Bird Foots Fern site Nolan Cr. 
  • Bird Trail between Rd F and Trail 7
  • Boat Launch (Searsville Lab Landing), Sector 30 D2 (37.403123°,-122.238486°)
  • Boething Crossing, Sector 25 E3, easy access to San Francisquito Creek from Trail 2 Extension near Preserve boundary
  • Boat Ramps (Old) Sector 30 A4–C4
  • Brewer's Onion site 
  • Caretakers Residence/Corporation Yard, Sector 29 D3 (37.401883°,-122.244523°)
  • Carex Swale, Sector 34 B4 (37.400743°,-122.218443°). From Rd F near its intersection with Tr 16 go WSW into a small drainage that flows to the Preserve’s southern boundary
  • Carol Zabel Commemorative Site 
  • Causeway, raised path south of Searsville Lake terminated by Causeway Bridge and Leonard’s Bridge, Sectors 30–31 
  • Causeway Bridge, Sector 30 C4 (37.400913°,-122.239916°)
  • Cave Trail, Sector 13 B3 (37.410949°,-122.236817°) 103 m
  • Chia Site Trail b, Sector 23 B4
  • C.M.F. (Dengler-assigned location) = Corte Maderia Field, SW corner of Preserve, northeast of Mapache Gate along Trail 12
  • Corte Madera Creek
  • Corte Madera Cr Flood Plain (Searsville Lake–Corte Madera Cr Delta), Sector 30–31
  • Corte Maderia Field, SW corner of Preserve, northeast of Mapache Gate along Trail 12
  • Dengler Transect from San Francisquito Creek to ridgetop follows an overgrown road from Trail 2 at 268 ft. (37.4079208, -122.21917958) up to the ridge-top serpentine.
  • Dennis Martin Site Marker, Sector 15 C1
  • Douglas Iris Site, Sector 12 D4 (37.409742°,-122.238619°) 
  • Eleocharis Meadow (a former quarry and currently a de facto wetland) Sector 31 B4 near the intersection of Road E and Trail 13 SE of Searsville Lake (37.400807°,-122.236106°).
  • Escobar Gate, Sector 43 E5
  • Garrya Trail = Trail b
  • Goya Gate, Sector 43 E2
  • Hermit Cabin Site, Sector 42 D1 (37.399750°,-122.222150°)
  • Hermit Cabin Meadow, Sector 33 D4-D5 (37.400407°,-122.221819°)
  • Hermit Mine, Sector 42 E2 (37.398070°, -122.220672°)
  • Hillside Lab, Sector 22 B2 (37.407890°,-122.235637°)
  • Hodge Spring, serpentine, Big Inlet drainage, (37.406505°, -122.228558°; 525')
  • Hollow Oak, Sector 43 C1 (37.398884°,-122.217420°)
  • Leonard's Bridge, Sector 31 A5
  • Leopard Lily Site, Sector 13 C4-D4 (37.410032°,-122.233867°) 
  • Lost Serpentine (steep NE facing hillside crossed by trails 5 and 6 on uphill side)
  • Low Flow Crossing, San Francisquito Cr, Sector 12 E3 (37.410691°,-122.237824°)
  • Mapache Hill Trail, Trail e, Trail Map 12/88
  • Middle Lake (Inlet Marsh), Sectors 29–30
  • Mimulus Gully (West Serpentine Chaparral), Sector 23 D5 (37.404823°, -122.228135°; 527 ft) 
  • Nolan Creek (Westridge Fork of Corte Madera Cr.), approach by Trail d, Hermit's Mine Trail, Trail Map 12/88
  • Oak Woodland Loop, Trail j, Trail Map 12/88
  • Old Bathing Beach, Sector 30 D3–D4
  • Old Boat Ramp(s), Sector 30 A4–C4
  • Phalaris californica Seep, Sector 24 B3 (37.406070°,-122.224450°) 
  • Quarry off Trail 12, Sector 31 B5 (37.400124°,-122.235380°)
  • Rattlesnake Rocks (formerly Searsville Rocks), Sector 13 B4 (37.410614°,-122.236491°)
  • Red Hot Poker Meadow, Sector 21 A1 (37.408578°,-122.242075°)
  • Riders' Shack, now called the Hillside Lab, Sector 22 B2 (37.407890°,-122.235637°)
  • San Francisquito Creek
  • San Francisquito Creek adjacent to Dennis Martin site 
  • Searsville Dam (high water)
  • Searsville Lake–Corte Madera Cr Delta, Sector 30–31
  • Searsville Lab Landing, Sector 30 D2 (37.403123°,-122.238486°) 
  • Searsville Pond (Upper Lake), west of Portola Rd.
  • Searsville Rocks (aka Rattlesnake Rocks), Sector 13 B4 (37.410614°,-122.236491°)
  • Semaphore Grass Meadow, a vernal wet depression, Sector 20 E5 (37.404870°,-122.243453°) 
  • Serpentine Creek Canyon (Big Inlet drainage); main approach by Tr b or from Rd. F
  • SF Cr = San Francisquito Creek, by convention begins below Searsville Dam
  • SLAC Corridor = area NE of SF Cr in Sectors 6, 15–16
  • Sun Field Station, Sector 21 C4
  • Sun Field Station Visitor Parking, Sector 21 B5-C5
  • Trail 1 Serpentine, Sector 13 C4-D4 (includes Tiger Lily Site) Trail 2 extension, NE side of Jasper Ridge in Sectors 15, 25, 35
  • Trail 2 extension Cistern Site
  • Trail 2 white and green post meadow (37.40848°, -122.219434°)
  • Trail 10 Meadow, Sector 33, B3-B4 (37.401671°,-122.224203°)
  • Trevor’s Knoll, above Trail 10 (37.400390°, -122.228658°)
  • Upper Lake (Searsville), west of Portola Rd.
  • West Serpentine Chaparral, Sector 23 C3–5 & D3–5 
  • Wislizeni Trail = Tr. c 
  • Zoology Cabin foundation, Trail 2, Sector 14 E3 (37.411410°,-122.226225°) 

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