|Common Name:||Lizard, Sagebrush|
|Scientific Name:||Sceloporus graciosus|
|Area:||Catherine Creek - Columbia River Gorge, Washington|
|Date:||May 9, 2003|
Sagebrush Lizards belong to the Spiny Lizard group. At six inches they are smaller than the more common Western Fence Lizard and have less distinct spines, plus usually have a black bar on each shoulder. Notice the size in comparison to the rusty nail in the photo.
|Reference:||Western Reptiles and Amphibians by Stebbins / Field Guide to the Southwestern States by Alden & Friederici|
|Link:||Trip Journal Entry||