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Senecio californicus
Senecio californicus
Photographer: Aaron Schusteff

ID: 0000 0000 0311 2345 (2011-03-21)

Copyright © 2011 Aaron Schusteff

  • date of photo  Feb 20, 2005
  • location   Mountain Palm Springs, southern Anza-Borrego State Park (San Diego County, California, US)
  • family Asteraceae
  • notes   Flower and partial view of involucres of Senecio californicus. Note single series of long, linear, phyllaries...without black tips (at least on this particular plant).

    I think the insect is a bee fly (Bombyliidae)... perhaps in the genus Apolysis?

  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

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