Tag Archives: California

Tiny Bugs from Tiny Leaves

I’ve now finished uploading plant photos from last fall’s road trip through the western states.  If you’d like to help with identifying them, you can see them all organized by location here.  Thanks to those who have helped out already; … Continue reading

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More Manzanita Markings

Continuing to make my way through photos I took in northern California last October, I just came across these shots of the trunk of a gnarled old manzanita (Arctostaphylos).  The remaining bark looks as if someone poured melted red wax … Continue reading

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Mystery Moth from a Mystery Plant

I’m not sure if I ever mentioned it explicitly, but the reason I spent two and a half months last fall exploring the western US, and another month this spring exploring the southeast, is that I’m working on a new … Continue reading

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Monthly Mystery #6: Manzanita Scrapings

A few weeks ago I was sent the photos below, with these comments: I found it on the bark of manzanita (Arctostaphylos) in Napa County, California on March 31. . . It resembles feeding sign of a rabbit because the … Continue reading

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