42
taxa
2 arachnids
1 amphibian
10 insects
2 reptiles
2 birds
25 plants
26
26 life list firsts

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California Brickellbush Brickellia californica

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:15 PM PDT

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Sand Wash Groundsel Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:15 PM PDT

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Cheesebush Ambrosia salsola

Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 02:27 PM PDT

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Red Willow Salix laevigata

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:40 PM PDT

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Desert Pepperweed Lepidium fremontii

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:42 PM PDT

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Walnuts Genus Juglans

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:18 PM PDT

Description

This is naturalized throughout the canyon very interested to know what it is.

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Desert Baccharis Baccharis sergiloides

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:18 PM PDT

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Seep Monkeyflower Erythranthe guttata

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:27 PM PDT

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Peach-Thorn Lycium cooperi

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:35 PM PDT

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American Common Reed Phragmites australis ssp. americanus

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 04:03 PM PDT

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Common Fig Ficus carica

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 04:35 PM PDT

Description

Naturalized and growing up and down the canyon. Maybe my favorite tree in the Mojave Desert. I first saw it in 2004, so happy to see the many stems in this clump are all still here.

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Narrow-leaved Bedstraw Galium angustifolium

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:14 PM PDT

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Sagebrush Checkerspot Chlosyne acastus

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:15 PM HST

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Tachinid Flies Family Tachinidae

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:17 PM HST

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White-crossed Seed Bug Neacoryphus bicrucis

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:17 PM HST

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mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:31 PM HST

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Paperbag Bush Scutellaria mexicana

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:32 PM HST

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Red Brome Bromus rubens

Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 02:34 PM HST

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Coyote Melon Cucurbita palmata

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:34 PM HST

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Cheatgrass Bromus tectorum

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:35 PM HST

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Narrowleaf Willow Salix exigua

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:44 PM HST

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Cottontop Cactus Homalocephala polycephala ssp. polycephala

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:45 PM HST

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Green Ephedra Ephedra viridis

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 02:55 PM HST

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Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 02:58 PM HST

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Baja California Tree Frog Pseudacris hypochondriaca

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:04 PM HST

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Arrowweed Pluchea sericea

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:05 PM HST

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:29 PM HST

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Caterpillar Scorpionweed Phacelia cicutaria

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:29 PM HST

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Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 03:31 PM HST

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:37 PM HST

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Globemallows Genus Sphaeralcea

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:38 PM HST

Description

I thought caliche because purple anthers, trilobed leaves with heavy serration. no seed cases on plants, but way out of range I see. What other Sphaeralcea have purple anthers?

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White-lined Sphinx Hyles lineata

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:42 PM HST

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Whitemargin Sandmat Euphorbia albomarginata

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:42 PM HST

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Inyo California Towhee Melozone crissalis ssp. eremophila

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 03:48 PM HST

Description

Observed during Inyo California Towhee census for CDFW and BLM.

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Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 04:50 PM HST

Description

the western US subspecies, nesting well within range. from the Birds of North America species account:

Seven subspecies, following Phillips (1991), although the validity of two new subspecies coined by him ought to be verified by additional sampling and a comprehensive review of fresh specimens.

P. c. obscura Ridgway, 1883. Includes P. c. amoenissima Grinnell, 1926, and P. c. gracilis van Rossem, 1945. Breeds in the w. United States and nw. Mexico, including on the Baja California peninsula [type locality = San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur]; winters from s. California and nw. Mexico south to the w. and central Transvolcanic Belt (Phillips 1991). Dorsum pale bluish gray; ventrum whitish; outer rectrices extensively white distally but black basally; large (wing > 49 mm, tail > 48 mm).

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 04:53 PM HST

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Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 04:55 PM HST

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:00 PM HST

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:44 PM HST

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Cutworms and Dart Moths Subfamily Noctuinae

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:44 PM HST

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Valley Carpenter Bee Xylocopa varipuncta

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:45 PM HST

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Mojave Aster Xylorhiza tortifolia

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 05:52 PM HST

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Observer

mccreedy

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April 19, 2019 08:26 PM HST

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Beck's Desert Scorpion Paruroctonus becki

Observer

mccreedy

Date

April 19, 2019 08:32 PM HST