Giant Swallowtails are common in the southern California, Arizona, Mexico, Central America, Columbia, Jamaica, and Cuba. They are distinct by their large size, from 3.9 to 6.3 inches (9.9 to 16 cm). Read this: SWALLOWTAILS
These wildflowers are a few I see in the forest area behind my home. There are many Ponderosa Pines as well as some mountain meadow areas.
This bush is a Bluebeard Longwood Blue, there are at least five of these in my neighborhood. On sunny days this summer, I have seen numerous Painted Lady Butterflies and Honeybees on them. Here are a few photos from one morning.