"Stem" part was about 5 feet long. The round part shown here was about 6" in diameter.
Female - nose injury probably from mating.
Adult female perhaps?
Vetch, Point Lobos State Reserve, California
Not much to show for the effort; but fun trying to photograph these at the top of the Garapata loop...
Laying eggs on Giant Vetch...
I know these are not great photos.This guy just whizzed by and I snapped a few shots an I was able to get two poorly focused shots. I am wondering if my Id is correct.