36
taxa
30 plants
1 mammal
1 bird
1 insect
3 reptiles
16
16 life list firsts

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Granite Spiny Lizard Sceloporus orcutti

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 06:43 AM PDT

Description

One of many Granite Spiny Lizards

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California Bluebell Phacelia minor

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 06:55 AM PDT

Description

Maybe California Bluebells?

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Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 06:57 AM PDT

Description

A Bewick's Wren (I think) was calling from this treetop.

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Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:07 AM PDT

Description

Blue Dicks with very long stems

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Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:16 AM PDT

Description

I think this is a Desert Cottontail. I saw two in this area.

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Common Fiddleneck Amsinckia menziesii

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:21 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Common Fiddleneck (Amsinckia menziesii)?

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Distant Phacelia Phacelia distans

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:23 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Distant Phacelia (Phacelia distans)?

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Chia Salvia columbariae

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:41 AM PDT

Description

We saw many Chia in bloom.

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Redshanks Adenostoma sparsifolium

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:44 AM PDT

Description

Beautiful trees with peely bark-- Adenostoma sparsifolium (Redshank)

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California Sun Cup Camissoniopsis bistorta

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:49 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Sandysoil Suncup (Camissonia strigulosa)?

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Coville's Lip Fern Myriopteris covillei

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 07:55 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Coville's Lip Fern (Myriopteris covillei)?

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Granite Spiny Lizard Sceloporus orcutti

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 08:37 AM PDT

Description

One of many Granite Spiny Lizards

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Great Basin Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. longipes

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 08:58 AM PDT

Description

One of many Granite Spiny Lizards, this one with a beautiful blue throat

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 08:59 AM PDT

Description

I think this may be a Side-blotched Lizard?

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Desert Globemallow Sphaeralcea ambigua

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Desert Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua)?

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Beavertail Cactus Opuntia basilaris

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 10:33 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris)?

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Engelmann's Hedgehog Cactus Echinocereus engelmannii

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 10:35 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Engelmann's Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus engelmannii)?

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Scarlet Bugler Penstemon centranthifolius

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 11:28 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Scarlet Bugler (Penstemon centranthifolius)? Terrible photo...

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Common Yellow Chaenactis Chaenactis glabriuscula

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Common Yellow Chaenactis (Chaenactis glabriuscula)?

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Desert Sand Verbena Abronia villosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Maybe Desert Sand Verbena (Abronia villosa)?

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Silver Bird's-foot Trefoil Acmispon argophyllus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:03 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Silver Bird's-foot Trefoil (Acmispon argophyllus)? I noticed this very flat plant growing along the tops of sunny boulders.

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Fringed Linanthus Linanthus dianthiflorus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:10 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Fringed Linanthus (Linanthus dianthiflorus)?

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Narrowleaf Goldenbush Ericameria linearifolia

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:13 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Narrowleaf Goldenbush (Ericameria linearifolia)?

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Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:17 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Great Valley Phacelia?

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Purple Chinese Houses Collinsia heterophylla

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:18 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Purple Chinese Houses (Collinsia heterophylla)?

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Phlox Family Family Polemoniaceae

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:22 PM PDT

Description

These are tiny white flowers with five white pointy petals and yellow centers.

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Whitedaisy Tidytips Layia glandulosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:25 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Whitedaisy Tidytips (Layia glandulosa)?

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Chaparral Whitethorn Ceanothus leucodermis

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:46 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Chaparral Whitethorn (Ceanothus leucodermis)?

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Common Goldfields Lasthenia gracilis

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 12:52 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Common Goldfields (Lasthenia gracilis)?

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Chaparral Yucca Hesperoyucca whipplei

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:15 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Chaparral Yucca?

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Desert Dandelion Malacothrix glabrata

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:26 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Desert Dandelion (Malacothrix glabrata)?

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Lanceleaf Liveforever Dudleya lanceolata

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:41 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)?

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Lanceleaf Liveforever Dudleya lanceolata

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:41 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)?

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California Ragwort Senecio californicus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:49 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Narrow-leaved Ragwort (Senecio inaequidens)?

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Mojave Yucca Yucca schidigera

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 03:57 PM PDT

Description

These flowering yuccas were about 4' high.

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Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 04:36 PM PDT

Description

We saw two of these Darkling Beetles (Tenebrionidae) and both immediately put face to ground and rear end up when they saw us. They were a little over an inch long.

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Desert Larkspur Delphinium parishii

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 06:31 PM PDT

Description

Maybe Delphinium Parishii, Parish's larkspur?

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Beavertail Prickly Pear Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 27, 2019 06:35 PM PDT

Description

The cacti were on the verge of blooming.