55
taxa
1 arachnid
15 insects
7 birds
30 plants
1 mammal
1 reptile
7
7 life list firsts

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Wall Barley Hordeum murinum

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:26 AM MST

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Cheeseweed Mallow Malva parviflora

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:35 AM MST

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Silverleaf Nightshade Solanum elaeagnifolium

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:37 AM MST

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Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:38 AM MST

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Human Homo sapiens

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:38 AM MST

Description

Polystyrene rubush from Circle K - a sure sign humans have been in the area.

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May 5, 2019 07:45 AM MST

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Rabbitfoot Grass Polypogon monspeliensis

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:47 AM MST

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Prickly Sowthistle Sonchus asper

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:58 AM MST

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May 5, 2019 07:58 AM MST

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 07:59 AM MST

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Carolina Crane's-Bill Geranium carolinianum

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:01 AM MST

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Blue Elder Sambucus cerulea

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:08 AM MST

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Odorous Ants Subfamily Dolichoderinae

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:09 AM MST

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Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:24 AM MST

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Goodding's Willow Salix gooddingii

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:27 AM MST

Description

Huge crop of seed.

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Bermuda Grass Cynodon dactylon

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:31 AM MST

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May 5, 2019 08:32 AM MST

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Lehmann's Lovegrass Eragrostis lehmanniana

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:35 AM MST

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Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:44 AM MST

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Silverpuffs Uropappus lindleyi

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:45 AM MST

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Curled Dock Rumex crispus

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:45 AM MST

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Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:51 AM MST

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Lesser Yellowthroat Gilia Gilia flavocincta

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 08:56 AM MST

Description

Fluff is from nearby willows.

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Two-tailed Swallowtail Papilio multicaudata

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:08 AM MST

Description

On leaflet of Velvet Ash

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Long-legged Flies Family Dolichopodidae

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:09 AM MST

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Golden Columbine Aquilegia chrysantha

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:10 AM MST

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Small Melilot Melilotus indicus

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:20 AM MST

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Western Poison Ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:23 AM MST

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Velvet Ash Fraxinus velutina

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:29 AM MST

Description

The massive ash tree dominates the spring at Mesquite Wash. I should have recorded measurements over the 30 years I've been visiting this spot.

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Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:33 AM MST

Description

Male working a dying branch on Goodding's Willow.

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Plant Bugs Family Miridae

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:35 AM MST

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Ashy Gray Lady Beetle Olla v-nigrum

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 09:35 AM MST

Description

On willow.

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Braconid Wasps Family Braconidae

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 09:37 AM MST

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Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 09:49 AM MST

Description

Regrowing a lost tail.

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Scriptured Leaf Beetles Genus Pachybrachis

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 10:42 AM MST

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Summer Tanager Piranga rubra

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 10:45 AM MST

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Cactus Lady Beetle Chilocorus cacti

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 10:49 AM MST

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Typical Spiders Suborder Araneomorphae

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 11:06 AM MST

Description

I believe this to be an adult male. The fine filaments around are from willow seeds, not spider silk.

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Common Raven Corvus corax

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:13 AM MST

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Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 11:14 AM MST

Description

With bill agape in song this one obliges its namesake. Sitting close by and nearly sharing the same perch is a brown-crested flycatcher.

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Blue Water-Speedwell Veronica anagallis-aquatica

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:18 AM MST

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Seaside Petunia Calibrachoa parviflora

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:21 AM MST

Description

The sticky foliage has gathered a great collection of willow seeds.

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Arizona Sycamore Platanus wrightii

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:23 AM MST

Description

Much greater water flow than usual for early May.

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Prickly Sowthistle Sonchus asper

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 11:28 AM MST

Description

Several sow thistles in this area exceeded 2 meters in height!

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Carrizo Mountain Sandmat Euphorbia pediculifera

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:33 AM MST

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Saguaro Carnegiea gigantea

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:35 AM MST

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Texas Virgin's Bower Clematis drummondii

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:35 AM MST

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Red-gland Spurge Euphorbia melanadenia

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:38 AM MST

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Filigree Skimmer Pseudoleon superbus

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:43 AM MST

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False Indigo Amorpha fruticosa

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:44 AM MST

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Minute Pirate Bugs Family Anthocoridae

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:59 AM MST

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Silver Wormwood Artemisia ludoviciana

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:59 AM MST

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Mock Vervain Genus Glandularia

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 11:59 AM MST

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 12:02 PM MST

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Chaparral Beardtongue Keckiella antirrhinoides

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mjplagens

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May 5, 2019 12:12 PM MST

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Velvetweed Oenothera curtiflora

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 12:13 PM MST

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Bell's Vireo Vireo bellii

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mjplagens

Date

May 5, 2019 12:39 PM MST

Description

tough angles