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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Green bush with pink edging on leaves.

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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Brown mushroom

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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Tall grass about 2 1/2 yards tall!

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Ground Squirrel

by CoralAveryEscondido, California, USA

Small ground squirrel running across the road.

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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

Tall red stalks and flowers

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Spotting

by CoralAveryEscondido, California, USA

Dark moss like growth with green and white ends.

1 0 Pixie-cup Lichen

Pixie-cup Lichen

by CoralAveryEscondido, California, USA

White pixie-cup lichen

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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

Dry plant with white seed heads.

0 3 Showy Penstemon

Showy Penstemon

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

Purple tubular flower. This is native to California.

1 0 Nightshade

Nightshade

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Bush with purple flower with green spots in middle.

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Short, spreading, green moss with relatively short seta.

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Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Green leafy liverwort about .5 cm long

0 0 Spider Web

Spider Web

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Large orb web, wet from recent rain shower.

1 2 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

White flower with faint spots and yellow stamen on top of a stem about 30cm ...

0 3 Puffball

Puffball

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Small, white, irregular ball with hole in center. Last image shows size.

0 0 Phacelia

Phacelia

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Sparse, dark, dried plant with gray seed heads like grass.

1 3 Lip Fern

Lip Fern

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Green fern, native and endemic to California.

1 0 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Tiny, red plant with round, hairy leaves.

0 2 Carpenter Ant

Carpenter Ant

by CoralAverySan Diego, California, USA

Black ant with red striped rump.

0 0 Lichen squamulose

Lichen squamulose

by CoralAverySan Diego, California, USA

White, flakey lichen growing on a dry, flat boulder

0 0 Carpenter Ant

Carpenter Ant

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Large red and black ant. Last image shows it compared to my shoe.

0 0 Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Green plant with prickly edges on serrated leaves. When touched, causes ...

1 1 Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Brown bird with white markings on wings.

0 5 Silver Moonglow Lichen and others

Silver Moonglow Lichen and others

by CoralAverySan Diego, California, USA

Red, yellow and grey fungi sprouting on rock.

0 1 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

This bee was sleeping :)

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Brown and gray lichen

1 0 Dove Weed

Dove Weed

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Low growing, fuzzy, silver plant.

0 0 Crane Fly

Crane Fly

by CoralAveryEscondido, California, USA

Crane fly resting on a foggy morning

5 4 California Mantis

California Mantis

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Brown, slender Mantid.

0 0 Cleveland sage

Cleveland sage

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

Purple/Lavender flower clusters at the ends of branches

0 2 Radish

Radish

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

This is a wild Radish plant. Four petal lavender/pink flowers. New buds and ...

2 0 Western Scrub-jay

Western Scrub-jay

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Gray and tan bird with blue on wings, tail and top of head. Cheeks are black.

0 0 Fountaingrass

Fountaingrass

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Grass with purple/red seed heads. This plant is not native and is invasive.

0 0 Laurel Sumac

Laurel Sumac

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Evergreen bush with green veined leaves that have red edges. This is native to ...

0 0 Poison Oak

Poison Oak

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California

Invasive plant with green and red leaves. Causes topical rash when touched. ...

3 2 White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Brown bird with black and white stripes on head. This bird is eating seeds of ...

0 0 Toyon

Toyon

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Large, evergreen bush with long leaves and mass bunches of red berries.

0 0 Ramona Lilac

Ramona Lilac

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Large evergreen bush with three prominent parallel veins from bast to ede in ...

1 0 Goldenback Fern

Goldenback Fern

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Small fern with black stalks. Dead leaves are brown and shriveled up at the top ...

0 1 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Tan mushroom between 15 cm and 25 cm across

0 0 Engelmann Oak

Engelmann Oak

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Small oak tree with rough gray and brown bark. Leaves are leathery and ...

0 1 Miner's Lettuce

Miner's Lettuce

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Open, conical leaf with small, light green to yellow inflorescence inside. This ...

1 3 Ladies' Tobacco

Ladies' Tobacco

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Upright plant about 30 cm tall with fuzzy leaves and small, clustered white ...

0 0 Natal Grass

Natal Grass

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Grass with feathery, pink seed heads. This is not native. This could possibly ...

0 1 Charming Centaury

Charming Centaury

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Magenta flower with five petals. White and yellow center. Grows on sparse dry ...

0 2 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Bush with long, arching limbs. Leaves are small and round. There are pitcher ...

0 1 Vetch

Vetch

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Small green plant with tubular magenta flowers. This is not native to ...

0 0 Miner's Lettuce

Miner's Lettuce

by CindyBinghamKeiserEscondido, California, USA

Small, green plant with leaves nearly spade shaped. These are the young leaves ...

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