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lonnyholmes

Date

March 5, 2014 02:09 PM PST

Description

re-named the Baha California Tree Frog, was Northern Pacific Treefrog.

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 5, 2014 02:56 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Spermophilus variegatus Otospermophilus variegatus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

March 5, 2014 12:59 PM PST

Description

Rock Squirrel rarely seen in RRC.

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 3, 2014 03:27 PM PST

Description

This specimen of Grizzly Bear Prickly Pear Cactus is def the most spiny I have seen. Located on top of Fossil Hill.

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Bushy Bluestem Andropogon glomeratus

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lonnyholmes

Date

September 30, 2014 05:37 PM PDT

Description

Fresh B. Bluestem growing in the damp flats adjacent to Ash Creek Spring. Two feet tall.

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Queen Butterfly Danaus gilippus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 30, 2014 04:52 PM PDT

Description

Queen Butterfly feeding on Nevada Goldenrod (Solidago spectabilis). Viewed 15 or so in this area. Yesterday saw over 50 at Sandstone Creek, RRC.

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Red Tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 30, 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Description

As I was searching for frogs in Ash Creek Spring, this beautiful raptor landed in a tree 20 feet from me and let me photograph him.

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Red-spotted Toad Anaxyrus punctatus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 30, 2014 04:38 PM PDT

Description

Small frog, less than one inch long. Several specimens observed all with same color and size, by Ash Creek.

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 30, 2014 05:53 PM PDT

Description

Note long spiky hairs on each leg.

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Observer

rdm24

Date

May 10, 2009 03:50 PM PDT

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woolly bluestar Amsonia tomentosa

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 10, 2009 04:00 PM PDT

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Mojave indigo-bush Psorothamnus arborescens

Observer

rdm24

Date

April 28, 2007 12:32 PM PDT

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Observer

rdm24

Date

April 28, 2007 12:32 PM PDT

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Observer

rdm24

Date

April 28, 2007 12:32 PM PDT

Description

Phoradendron juniperinum

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earthstars Genus Geastrum

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 7, 2014 12:26 PM PST

Description

Very strange fungi (mushroom?), located well up into canyon of dark, damp south wall, 2 weeks after a rain. Only place I have found these in Red Rock Canyon. Lots of lichens and other mushrooms located here.,, Family

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Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 7, 2014 10:43 AM PST

Description

2 small birds on Yucca.

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Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

January 7, 2014 01:00 PM PST

Description

Road Runner, on the run in thick brush.

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Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 26, 2013 12:17 PM PST

Description

Male observed eating the red berries of mistletoe.

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 21, 2014 12:19 PM PST

Description

Red-tailed Hawk, soaring up out of Fossil Ridge Canyon, RRC.

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 18, 2014 11:26 AM PST

Description

Nevada Lomatium, or N. Bisketroot. Small flower and plant.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 18, 2014 11:19 AM PST

Description

Located on Dales Trail, just East of Pine Creek

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 18, 2014 10:51 AM PST

Description

Desert Rhubarb, beginning to flower, on Dales Trail.

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Erodium circutarium zairae Erodium cicutarium ssp. zairae

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 15, 2014 09:32 AM PST

Description

Filaree (Geraniaceae Erodium circutarium). Very small, basil rosette of leaves spring up all over RRC after a rain. The surprise is the nice flower.

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lonnyholmes

Date

September 26, 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Mojave Golden Bush, narrow leaf (Ericameria linearifolia) on Fossil Ridge

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trailing windmills Allionia incarnata

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 26, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

Description

Poor photo.

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hoary-aster Dieteria canescens

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 29, 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Few scattered over the canyon floor post rain.

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Burro Equus asinus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 29, 2014 12:08 PM PDT

Description

Herd of 15 wild Burros, 6 in this photo. Second herd of 7 Burros located one mile south.

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desert larkspur Delphinium parishii ssp. parishii

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

the past

Description

Ranunculaceae, Desert Larkspar, seldom found in RRC. This plant is East of White Rock Hills just off the trail heading north.

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green ephedra Ephedra viridis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

May 7, 2013 02:30 PM PDT

Description

Mormon Tea. Male and female plants, this plant appears to be a male.

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Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 29, 2013 01:10 PM PDT

Description

Rosaceae: from flower to plume on this plant.