Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jack Rabbit

Jack Rabbit: Lepus timidus Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Lagomorpha; Family: Leporidae; Genus: Lepus species: (various) common: timidus Description: Jackrabbits are actually hares, and are mammals in the leporids belonging to the Genus Lepus. They are in the … Continue reading

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Desert Arroyo

Desert Arroyo An arroyo found in the desert is a dry creek or stream bed that seasonally fills and flows after various rain falls. An Arroyo is a wash, gulch, or dry creek that temporarily flows with water after rain … Continue reading

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Tamarisk aka Tamarix Folknames: Salt Cedar, Tamarisk Description: There are over 50-60 species of flowering plants in the family of Tamaricaceae native to the dry regions of Eurasia and Africa. It was named after the Tamaris River in Hispania Tarraconensis … Continue reading

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