50
taxa
12 insects
1 bird
35 plants
1 arachnid
1 mammal
54
observations
1
1 life list first

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What

Engelmann Daisy Engelmannia peristenia

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019 01:21 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Reticulate-seeded Spurge Euphorbia spathulata

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Unusual sighting of an osprey on this particular patch of prairie. I speculate he/she was visiting ponds at the nearby golf course

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What

Texas Stork's Bill Erodium texanum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Cut-leaf Germander Teucrium laciniatum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

the season's first to blossom, on a south-facing slope

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Slimflower Scurfpea Pediomelum tenuiflorum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

White Milkwort Polygala alba

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Blackfoot Daisy Melampodium leucanthum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Fringed Puccoon Lithospermum incisum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Showy Evening Primrose Oenothera grandis

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

White-flower Beardtongue Penstemon albidus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Chalk Hill Hymenopappus Hymenopappus tenuifolius

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Option H. flavescens ought to have more crowded flower heads and less wispy foliage. There's a comparison link here: www.opsu.edu/Academics/SciMathNurs/NaturalScience/PlantsInsectsOfGoodwell/plants/pasturefiles/pasture71.html

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What

Downy Indian-Paintbrush Castilleja sessiliflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Metallic Sweat Bees Subgenus Dialictus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Tahoka Daisy Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Blazingstars Genus Mentzelia

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

i would guess multiflora, but nuda perhaps a possibility

Tags

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Velvetweed Oenothera curtiflora

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dwarf Verbena Glandularia pumila

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Pitseed Goosefoot Chenopodium berlandieri

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

That took some searching!
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1530641/bgimage
While this bug is wearing a fair amount of pollen, I don't see the yellow band on 3rd antennomere that would indicate C. texana

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What

White-stem Evening-Primrose Oenothera albicaulis

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Striped Sweat Bees Genus Agapostemon

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Pretty much a guess, but the only white-eyed green bees i've recorded have been designated by experts as Agapostemon.
They seem to coincide with the blooming of Echinocereus reichenbachii, which is just getting underway

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What

Scarlet Globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Leaves fairly deeply lobed, with their upper surfaces decidedly prickly. At least by the SEINet description, that should rule out polyanthemos.

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What

Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A jackrabbit was hanging out in the midst of an expanse of prairie grass. Here's his little refuge.
They do like shady spots and crevices.
As evidence, well, there's these pellets.

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What

Flatspine Stickseed Lappula occidentalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

towering above the more numerous Cryptantha

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What

Little Cat's-Eye Cryptantha minima

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

White-stem Evening-Primrose Oenothera albicaulis

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Purple Mat Nama hispida

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Feather Dalea Dalea formosa

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Stemmy Four-nerve Daisy Tetraneuris scaposa

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Lazy Daisy Aphanostephus ramosissimus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

some random ray counts: 40, 38, 31, 34, 28, 30
http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/imagelib/imgdetails.php?imgid=248464

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What

Sand Sagebrush Artemisia filifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Green Lacewings Family Chrysopidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellowspine Thistle Cirsium ochrocentrum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

American Basketflower Plectocephalus americanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Looks like it's going to be a basketflower year

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What

Fendler's Penstemon Penstemon fendleri

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Swordleaf Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium ensigerum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rayless Greenthread Thelesperma megapotamicum

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

These Oenothera buds can be seen to have been perforated by the caterpillar

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Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

too quick for me

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Lazy Daisy Aphanostephus ramosissimus

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Scarlet Globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Narrowleaf Globemallow Sphaeralcea angustifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

April 25, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)