Fascinating creature. Longer than the bees working the same grove.
Fascinating creature. Very small; when rolled up it would have fit comfortably on a fingernail. Bright coloring. Red mark on either side of body. At first I thought it was dead, but it was just being quiet hoping I would go away.
Not great pictures.
I know this is something really obvious. But I'm really not yet smart when it comes to plants.
Different individuals, I can tell. But are they different sexes? Ages? Species? Subspecies? Or, just Variable, as their very/vary name says?
Second picture is a close-up of the leaves on this stalk flowering plant.
Probable Cougar/Mountain Lion (Puma concolor) track in mud, Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, California - 29 December 2007. 9.5 cm in length, 8 cm in width.
Perched on its host, Holodiscus discolor.