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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Battus philenor

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icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 12:50 AM PDT

Description

Checking each other out...

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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icosahedron

Date

April 13, 2014 12:40 AM PDT

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red larkspur Delphinium nudicaule

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icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 08:13 AM PDT

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Western Azalea Rhododendron occidentale

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icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 09:14 AM PDT

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Scarlet Fritillary Fritillaria recurva

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icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 11:35 AM PDT

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icosahedron

Date

April 12, 2014 08:57 AM PDT

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c_michael_hogan

Date

April 9, 2014

Description

This erect manzanita is extensively branched and exhibits a total plant height of about 130 cm. The leaves are pointed and elongated, with petiole lengths of about four mm. The overall drupe size is considerable.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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mhorwinski

Date

April 3, 2014 02:00 PM PDT

Description

I noticed this swarm in a parking lot, attached to a bottle brush plant

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c_michael_hogan

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

Several of this ceanothus taxon were seen in bloom on the south slope of Rincon Ridge. The height of this specimen is about 130 cm. Note that there was a somewhat recent burn of this chaparral area, which results in an outcome of most taxa not yet achieving their ultimate heights.

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Rincon Ridge manzanita Arctostaphylos stanfordiana ssp. decumbens

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c_michael_hogan

Date

April 4, 2014

Description

Several of this uncommon manzanita were seen on the south slope of Rincon Ridge. The lateral spreading nature of this taxon yields a height of about 55 cm and a breadth of somewhat over one meter. Another diagnostic of the subspecies is the smooth, shiny leaves borne on leaf petioles of about five mm.

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fragrant fritillary Fritillaria liliacea

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pjwbotany

Date

March 26, 2011

Description

in mesic, rocky grassland, adjacent to oak woodlands

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Donkey Equus asinus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

March 24, 2014

Description

This donkey was grazing in a quiet pasture.

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Pacific Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:37 PM PDT

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 03:16 PM PDT

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Turkey-tail Trametes versicolor

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:47 PM PDT

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:46 PM PDT

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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bburs

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March 20, 2014 02:34 PM PDT

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California Maidenhair Fern Adiantum jordanii

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:58 PM PDT

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Polypody Ferns Genus Polypodium

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:42 PM PDT

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Sac Fungi (Phylum Ascomycota) Phylum Ascomycota

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:33 PM PDT

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:29 PM PDT

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Grasshoppers Suborder Caelifera

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Description

Eveywhere being real noisy !

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purple sanicle Sanicula bipinnatifida

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:26 PM PDT

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western boxelder bug Boisea rubrolineata

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:24 PM PDT

Description

Thousands of them all breeding

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Henderson's shooting star Dodecatheon hendersonii

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

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Buttercups Genus Ranunculus

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:27 PM PDT

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Pacific Hound's Tongue Cynoglossum grande

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bburs

Date

March 20, 2014 02:28 PM PDT

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evelynch

Date

the past

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evelynch

Date

the past

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evelynch

Date

the past