Las Pilitas Nursery

California Native Plants are all we grow!

Blog Contact Us Directions

3232 Las Pilitas Rd
Santa Margarita, CA 93453

Shop For Plants Cart Contents

This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. His genius continues to inspire us.

Striped Skunk, Mephitis mephitis

is one of the skunks of California. (The other is the Western Spotted Skunk, Spilogale gracilis.) Striped Skunk eats most any small insect, grub, egg, or animal that it can catch along with fruits and tasty greens.
Pepe la PU is a true connoisseur.
There's more about this skunk here.
A skunk in the nursery. A different one than me. - grid24_12
A Striped Skunk checking out the nursery.