13
taxa
5 plants
7 insects
1 bird
8
8 life list firsts

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What

American Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 02:12 AM CDT

Description

Plot of mixed squash, pumpkin and bottle guords in a demonstration of Mississippian agriculture.

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What

Common Sunflower Helianthus annuus

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 02:15 PM CDT

Description

Sunflowers were domesticated by the Mississippian people at Cahokia Mounds and elsewhere over a 1,000 years ago. Seeds are harvested in the fall to eat as seeds or extract oil.

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What

Dogbane Leaf Beetle Chrysochus auratus

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 03:50 PM CDT

Description

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Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:00 PM CDT

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What

Winged Loosestrife Lythrum alatum

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:02 PM CDT

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What

Winged Loosestrife Lythrum alatum

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:02 PM CDT

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Painted Lichen Moth Hypoprepia fucosa

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:04 PM CDT

Description

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What

Milkweed Tussock Moth Euchaetes egle

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:04 PM CDT

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Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 05:10 PM CDT

Description

Eggs on milkweed.

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What

Baldcypress Taxodium distichum

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 09:19 PM CDT

Description

Scaled leaves in pinnate formation, with ball shaped cones, a wide trunk that fans out at the base.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 09:30 PM CDT

Description

6-8 wild turkeys forage in a farm field next to land owned by the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park preserved land

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Illinois Bundleflower Desmanthus illinoensis

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 09:37 PM CDT

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What

Milkweed Tussock Moth Euchaetes egle

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 10:27 PM CDT

Description

Larva on milkweed at the Cahokia Mounds State HIstoric Site.

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What

Large Milkweed Bug Oncopeltus fasciatus

Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019 10:44 PM CDT

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Observer

michelle894

Date

July 26, 2019