Hybrid. We think Q. macdonaldii
Or might be a western sagebrush lizard
Black widow type spider observed in Knapp Ranch Park in West Hills, CA
Appears to be Latrodectus variolus --the Northern Black widow.
However from all range maps it shouldn't be in So Cali...
Firebugs are mating all over the place in Cheeseboro Canyon!
Spotted this guy in Cheeseboro Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Been waiting for years to see a tarantula-- woohoo!
Milkweed from my back yard
Found next to trash cans on side yard of house in Simi Valley, CA
Found in Ventura County on border of Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Found on side of road hit by a car
Cheeseboro site 9
Greenbark? Or is it cercocarpus??
Or is it prunus?