“…[filaree] is just now beginning to bloom and covering the ground like a sward of grass. The horses consume it with avidity, and even the squaws eat it with apparent relish.”
John Charles Frémont (1844) upon noticing the abundance of Europen weeds that appeared in California during his second venture west.
The Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos (DANA) wish to gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors of this exhibit:
Jan Schmidt, Robert & Marguerite Kump, Guy Fitzwater & Libbie Agran, Mike Streator, Nora Jenzen, Jane Line in the name of Gordon & Manetta Bennett, Christina Holenda, Bill Clemons, Peg Miller, Questers Chapter 1351, History Center of San Luis Obispo County, South County Historical Society, Kirsten Came, Mike Fairbrothers, Aaron Regez, Hal & Maria Baker, Al Gillen, Nipomo Woman’s Club, and Barbara & Bob Watson