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Distant Phacelia Phacelia distans

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

April 27, 2014 07:44 AM PDT

Description

Common Phacelia, Laced Leaf Phacelia. Hydrophyllaceae.

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Red-spotted Toad Anaxyrus punctatus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 18, 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Description

Red Spotted Toads located in Oak Creek stream in various pools. All small, under one inch in length. Some tadpoles still active.

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 18, 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Description

Desert Tarantula, Male, very active despite mid October.

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Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 18, 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Description

Up to 12 W. Blue Birds on this old bare tree at one time this am. Cloudy & hard to get true colors.

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What

Joshua Tree Yucca brevifolia

Observer

finatic

Date

May 18, 2006 06:10 PM PDT

Description

Clark County, Nevada, US

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 01:21 PM PDT

Description

A very hard to find plant in RRC. Have seen only 2 or 3. Amaranthaceae. Beautiful small pink flowers, -male and female.

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 01:16 PM PDT

Description

Grey Hairstreak spots! Feeding on buckwheat.

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Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 01:01 PM PDT

Description

Vivid Dancer Damselfly.

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Robber Fly Family Asilidae

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 12:41 PM PDT

Description

Large Robber Fly eating a bee!

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Orange butterfly. Infrequently seen, however today they are notable. Fast, tough to photograph, and highly reflective.

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

Description

Found in large numbers today, 2 to 4 at a time. Several landed together. Not seen often.

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

Description

Medium sized bird.

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Great Spreadwing Archilestes grandis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 11:38 AM PDT

Description

Dragonfly, skimmer, pale colors.

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Algae Phylum Chlorophyta

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Algae on bottom of slow moving areas of Pine Creek stream.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:56 AM PDT

Description

Heteroptera notonectidae Notonecta. Water boatmen.

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Gerris remigis Aquarius remigis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Description

Water strider. Hemiptera Gerris remigis. golden in color.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:32 AM PDT

Description

Many large pines are located in Pine Creek, RRC.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:31 AM PDT

Description

Many still blooming

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Description

Many of these plants observed in low Pine Canyon area from 9 inches to 3 feet tall.

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juniper mistletoe Phoradendron juniperinum

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Description

Juniper with fruit and mistletoe.

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Ant Family Formicidae

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 13, 2014 10:10 AM PDT

Description

Ant carrying a large object.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 11, 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Description

Several of these golden flowers are still found in protected areas.

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Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 11, 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mojave Desert Tortoise on the move, frequently stops and eats. Quite large.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 11, 2014 08:45 AM PDT

Description

Remains blooming one month after end of monsoon rain (Sept 7).

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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

April 23, 2013 08:40 AM PDT

Description

Ladybird beetles (multiple spots)-Hippodamia converges plus 5 Coccinella septempunctata on Joshua Tree fruit (Agavace Yucca brevifolia).

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broom snakeweed Gutierrezia sarothrae

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 8, 2014 05:45 PM PDT

Description

Snakeweed or Matchweed. Asteraceae.

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lonnyholmes

Date

October 8, 2014 03:58 PM PDT

Description

Large beetle crawling on flowers.

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 8, 2014 05:42 PM PDT

Description

Rifle Beetle or Creeping Water Bug. Naucoridae A. mormon.

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Alamo Cottonwood Populus fremontii

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 8, 2014 04:02 PM PDT

Description

Singleleaf Ash, young tree. Oleaceae.

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Velvet Ash Fraxinus velutina

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 8, 2014 04:06 PM PDT

Description

Velvet Ash with early flowers. Oleaceae.