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What

African Sumac Searsia lancea

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:08 AM MST

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What

Cenizo Leucophyllum frutescens

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:25 AM MST

Description

This was growing wild in a park within a wash stand of palo verde and mesquite, not planted. The last photograph shows this and it is plotted accurately on the map.

Interesting shrub. I have no idea what this is. It was feral, there was only one.

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What

Velvet Mesquite Prosopis velutina

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:32 AM MST

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What

Desert Broom Baccharis sarothroides

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:36 AM MST

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What

Red Brome Bromus rubens

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:38 AM MST

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What

Henbit Deadnettle Lamium amplexicaule

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:44 AM MST

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Cheeseweed Mallow Malva parviflora

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:57 AM MST

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Mexican Golden Poppy Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 09:05 AM MST

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Coulter's Globemallow Sphaeralcea coulteri

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 09:10 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 08:30 AM HST

Description

Nesting well within the geographic distribution of the subspecies.

From the Birds of North America species account:

(1) P. nitens lepida Van Tyne, 1925. Smaller of the two subspecies: wing 86-94 mm (female), 88-96 mm (male); tail 82-95 mm (female), 86-99 mm (male) (Pyle 1997c; see also Table 3). Occupies U.S. portion of species range from California east to w. Texas (breeding records in Culberson and Jeff Davis Cos.; Oberholser 1974c) and south to s. Baja California (Cape San Lucas) and nw. Mexico (s. Sonora and Bustillos, Chihuahua; Phillips 1991). Winters south to s. Tamaulipas and central San Luis Potosí, casually to Veracruz, Guanajuato, and Aguascalientes; spreads in summer east to sw. Texas (Phillips 1991).

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What

Flatspine Stickseed Lappula occidentalis

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 11:11 AM HST

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What

Western Marsh Cudweed Gnaphalium palustre

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 11:15 AM HST

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What

Desert Mistletoe Phoradendron californicum

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 11:28 AM HST

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Common Stork's-Bill Erodium cicutarium

Observer

mccreedy

Date

February 18, 2019 11:50 AM HST