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peak rushrose Helianthemum scoparium

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 10:04 AM PDT

Description

Large bush among chapparal.

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 10:14 AM PDT

Description

Tiny!

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 10:41 AM PDT

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Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:48 AM PDT

Description

Several pairs mating today; no singles. Might be nearing the end of the flight?

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Bramble Green Hairstreak Callophrys dumetorum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:29 AM PDT

Description

This one had NO white spots on the wings - inland or coastal or ?

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anudibranchmom

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March 26, 2015 10:29 AM PDT

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:31 AM PDT

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

Description

Faded and tattered.

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Grasshoppers Suborder Caelifera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:37 AM PDT

Description

About 1" long. Had orangeish-yellow wings (only saw in-flight blur).

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 09:17 AM PDT

Description

Adult male, on oak trunk.

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Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 26, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Group of about 10 of them interacting in one small riparian area.

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Live Oak Apple Gall Wasp Callirhytis quercuspomiformis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:50 AM PDT

Description

The second photo shows an acorn and leaves to make sure I've got the right oak.

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:02 AM PDT

Description

Near Pipestem Clematis - same thing, just going to seed pods?

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Western Star Flower Trientalis latifolia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:31 AM PDT

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:41 AM PDT

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Crimson Columbine Aquilegia formosa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:23 AM PDT

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Star-flowered False Solomon's Seal Maianthemum stellatum

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:20 AM PDT

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hillside woodland star Lithophragma heterophyllum

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:18 AM PDT

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Bluets Genus Enallagma

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:13 AM PDT

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Spot-winged Glider Pantala hymenaea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:11 AM PDT

Description

Note wide hind wings and small round dark basal spot. Hilltopping; not at pond.

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Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Description

About 3/4" long.

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:25 AM PDT

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Propertius Duskywing Erynnis propertius

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:44 AM PDT

Description

On pipestem clematis.

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Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:37 AM PDT

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Bramble Green Hairstreak Callophrys dumetorum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:12 AM PDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:51 AM PDT

Description

On tall flowering Arctostaphylos sp.