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What

Cottonwood Populus fremontii

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 08:38 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Spring, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Castilleja angustifolia

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 09:17 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Spring, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Brown-eyed Primrose Chylismia claviformis

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 07:10 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Spring, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Chia Salvia columbariae

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 07:05 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Spring, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Genus Malacosoma

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Date

March 24, 2015 09:06 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Spring, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Sagebrush Checkerspot Chlosyne acastus

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 03:28 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Mountains, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Abundant everywhere on this trip in the Cottonwood Mountains.

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What

Sagebrush Checkerspot Chlosyne acastus

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Date

March 24, 2015 09:18 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)
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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

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Date

March 26, 2015 07:48 AM PDT

Place

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (Google, OSM)

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Ants Family Formicidae

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Date

March 26, 2015 07:44 AM PDT

Place

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (Google, OSM)

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What

Order Lepidoptera

Observer

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Date

March 26, 2015 07:47 AM PDT

Place

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (Google, OSM)

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Anthophora urbana

Observer

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Date

March 26, 2015 07:35 AM PDT

Place

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (Google, OSM)

Description

I followed this bee to the creosote flower, where it was instantly stilled in the jaws of a flower spider. In fact, I'd not seen the arachnid either....

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

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Date

March 26, 2015 07:30 AM PDT

Place

Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (Google, OSM)
Fungi

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What

Kingdom Fungi

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Josh thought there might be the remains of a beetle at the base of this one... evidently not. We found a few just poking up out of the sand of a recently dried-out wash.

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What

Long-nosed Leopard Lizard Gambelia wislizenii

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 02:22 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Canyon, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Desert Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys deserti

Observer

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Date

March 23, 2015 12:01 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Canyon, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Lying still in the middle of the road, seemingly dead....

Then, suddenly animated and scurrying off into some brush. With a more cautious approach I could have gotten a great photograph.

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What

Desert Iguana Dipsosaurus dorsalis

Observer

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Date

March 23, 2015 02:40 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

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Date

March 23, 2015 11:03 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Canyon, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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golden desert-snapdragon Mohavea breviflora

Observer

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Date

March 23, 2015 09:54 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Canyon, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Paperbag Bush Scutellaria mexicana

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Date

March 23, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Ridings' forester Alypia ridingsii

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Date

March 23, 2015 01:14 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Canyon, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Stream Orchid Epipactis gigantea

Observer

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Date

March 23, 2015 03:33 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

A lush growth of these in a boggy spot.

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What

Desert Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes ssp. coloro

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 10:33 AM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Springs, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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What

Purple Sage Salvia dorrii

Observer

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Date

March 24, 2015 02:07 PM PDT

Place

Cottonwood Mountains, Death Valley (Google, OSM)

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Catseyes Genus Cryptantha

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:27 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Genus Phacelia

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:27 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Family Onagraceae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

March 16, 2015 04:27 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:28 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

Flat branching small spiky thing.

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:28 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

A bush of only stems.

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:28 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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What

Creosote Bush Larrea tridentata

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:28 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Genus Gilia

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:29 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 04:29 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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What

Seven-spotted Ladybug Coccinella septempunctata

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 05:38 PM PDT

Place

Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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What

Creosote Bush Larrea tridentata

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 05:38 PM PDT

Place

Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Antlions Family Myrmeleontidae

Observer

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Date

March 16, 2015 08:23 PM PDT

Place

Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

Fake dragonfly.

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Grasshoppers Order Orthoptera

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

March 18, 2015 08:50 AM PDT

Place

Shoshone, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Braconids and Ichneumons Superfamily Ichneumonoidea

Observer

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Date

March 18, 2015 08:51 AM PDT

Place

Shoshone, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Fly Order Diptera

Observer

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Date

March 18, 2015 08:50 AM PDT

Place

Shoshone, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

Unmoving.

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Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

Observer

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Date

March 18, 2015 08:51 AM PDT

Place

Shoshone, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Genus Mimulus

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 01:39 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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What

Genus Phacelia

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

March 17, 2015 01:39 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Fleabanes Genus Erigeron

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 01:50 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Jersey cudweed Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 01:50 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:26 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

Place

Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

DOA

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gravel ghost Atrichoseris platyphylla

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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What

Family Onagraceae

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Genus Monoptilon

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

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Family Onagraceae

Observer

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Date

March 17, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

Place

Death Valley National Park, California, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

Only photo I took, so of course it didn't come out.

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