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California golden violet Viola pedunculata

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danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 02:06 PM PDT

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California Striped Racer Coluber lateralis ssp. lateralis

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sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

The second one I saw this morning; this one was startled out of its bushy cover by the first one I saw.

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California Striped Racer Coluber lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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California whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. mundus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Valley Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. fitchi

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Valley Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. fitchi

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

The side-blotched lizards were particularly colorful on this warm spring morning.

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

The side-blotched lizards were particularly colorful on this warm spring morning.

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sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

A pretty little sand/rock mimic. Maybe Trimerotropis sp?

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Coast Horned Lizard Phrynosoma blainvillii

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

Basking on a rock in plain sight. When you have camouflage this good, you should use it!

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Coast Horned Lizard Phrynosoma blainvillii

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Coast Horned Lizard Phrynosoma blainvillii

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sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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Coast Horned Lizard Phrynosoma blainvillii

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sullivanribbit

Date

March 30, 2015

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California Buckeye (Aesculus californica) Aesculus californica

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upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 09:48 AM PDT

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upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 09:50 AM PDT

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upandadam

Date

March 30, 2015 12:29 AM PDT

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Fiesta Flower Pholistoma auritum

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upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 09:53 AM PDT

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California juniper (Juniperus californica) Juniperus californica

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upandadam

Date

March 30, 2015 12:06 AM PDT

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upandadam

Date

March 30, 2015 12:03 AM PDT

Description

No blooms yet. Many plants.

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Colorado Stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium) Sedum spathulifolium

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upandadam

Date

March 30, 2015 12:01 AM PDT

Description

Many clustered on sides of cliffs.

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

Description

Many in shaded canyons.

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Fiddlenecks (Amsinckia) Genus Amsinckia

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upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 11:54 PM PDT

Description

If anyone can give me insight between the three common Amsinckias it would be appreciated.

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upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 11:42 PM PDT

Description

Many on upper trail at West Pinnacles.

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elegant clarkia Clarkia unguiculata

Observer

upandadam

Date

March 29, 2015 10:55 AM PDT

Description

Many on upper trail at West Pinnacles.

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Lupines Genus Lupinus

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danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 02:03 PM PDT

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gray mule-ears Wyethia helenioides

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danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

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purple Chinese houses Collinsia heterophylla

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

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cobwebby thistle Cirsium occidentale

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danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 04:43 PM PDT

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bush poppy Dendromecon rigida

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danielgeorge

Date

March 29, 2015 05:07 PM PDT