Ballona Discovery Park
On California Sagebrush. There were several of these on the same plant.
They normally grow up to 33 feet with branches spreading out. But in California they grow up to 10-12 feet. They also need a lot of sun where they are placed at.
The scientific name for a palm tree is Arecaceae. Usually are used as flowering plants. They also have large evergreen leaves that would look either feather or fan leaves.
Lemon trees are slightly acidic soil which is close about 5 to 5.5 pH. They grow up to 10-20 feet and have oily yellow skin that has a strong scent.
with American Avocet
with Ring-billed Gulls
Playa del Rey, California, 1.2.2015
with Mew Gulls
"I took these three milkweed pictures on Sun., Jan. 4, in our front yard. The monarchs seem to like it." - Sally Palm
Observation and photos by Sally Palm.
Not captive, just behind a fence. Large turtle - significantly larger than Red-eared Sliders seen in same pond.