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Western Fence Lizard

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As soon as there is a warm, sunny day the western fence lizard (Sceloporus¬†occidentalis) comes out of its winter hibernation. Common in California and parts of nearby states, the western fence lizard is also called a blue belly or a … Continue reading

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Snow Plant

I was so excited when I found a¬†snow plant (Sarcodes sanguinea). This striking early spring wildflower is found peeking out from the deep humus of shady conifer forests in the mountains of California, southern Oregon and Nevada. It flowers as … Continue reading

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