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What

Baldcypress Taxodium distichum

Observer

dorcasob1

Date

January 31, 2020 12:42 PM UTC

Description

Bald cypress must be rooted in the water, as these are. A characteristic is that they lose their leaves when it is cold.

Baldcypress - Photo (c) BJ Stacey, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Giant Ragweed Ambrosia trifida

Observer

dorcasob1

Date

January 31, 2020 12:48 PM UTC

Description

Giant ragweed have lobed and regular leaves; nobody plants them, they grow because they can and so they will.

Giant Ragweed - Photo (c) David J. Ringer, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Manitoba Maple Acer negundo

Observer

annalupul

Date

January 31, 2020 12:40 PM CST

Description

found at Waller creek near UT. probably found near creek because it is an easy place for weeds to grow.

Boxelder - Photo (c) Jacob A. Varney, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

Observer

rahulgodula

Date

January 31, 2020 12:50 PM CST

Description

Found this spider at Waller Creek and believe it could be the Green Lynx as they are commonly found on green plants in North America just like this one was found.

Green Lynx Spider - Photo (c) djfrantic, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
cwhiting's ID: Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Common Sow-Thistle Sonchus oleraceus

Observer

rachelarcher

Date

January 31, 2020 11:42 AM UTC

Description

Dandelion found near creek

Common Sow-Thistle - Photo (c) Phil Sellens, some rights reserved (CC BY)
cwhiting's ID: Common Sow-Thistle (Sonchus oleraceus)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Catchweed Bedstraw Galium aparine

Observer

rachelarcher

Date

January 31, 2020 11:38 AM UTC

Description

Leaves were fuzzy to the touch. Some plants were larger than others. Found near a creek.

Catchweed Bedstraw - Photo (c) Laura Breeden, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Catchweed Bedstraw (Galium aparine)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Tropical Sage Salvia coccinea

Observer

rachelarcher

Date

January 31, 2020 11:41 AM UTC

Description

Found near a creek

Tropical Sage - Photo (c) Ricardo González, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
cwhiting's ID: Tropical Sage (Salvia coccinea)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger

Observer

rachelarcher

Date

February 1, 2020 12:56 PM UTC

Description

This squirrel was much lighter than the other squirrels in the area.

Fox Squirrel - Photo (c) USFWS Mountain-Prairie, some rights reserved (CC BY)
cwhiting's ID: Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Henbit Deadnettle Lamium amplexicaule

Observer

raj1995

Date

February 14, 2020 10:26 AM CST

Description

Four leafed flowers found in Waller Creek.

Henbit Deadnettle - Photo (c) hchuang, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Henbit Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Bird's-eye Speedwell Veronica persica

Date

February 14, 2020 10:35 AM UTC

Description

This was seen in a grassy area but stood out with its purple flowers. I think the bright color of the flower attracts pollinators.

Bird's-eye Speedwell - Photo (c) Kimberlie Sasan, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Bird's-eye Speedwell (Veronica persica)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Henbit Deadnettle Lamium amplexicaule

Observer

alexisscamman

Date

February 14, 2020 10:25 AM UTC

Description

A few purple flowers have bloomed. 4 sided stem.

Henbit Deadnettle - Photo (c) hchuang, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Henbit Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Henbit Deadnettle Lamium amplexicaule

Date

February 14, 2020 10:26 AM UTC

Description

This was found in a grassy area and blended in pretty well. One of its trademarks that made it easier to find was the purple flower.

Henbit Deadnettle - Photo (c) hchuang, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Henbit Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Ashe Juniper Juniperus ashei

Observer

alexisscamman

Date

February 13, 2020 08:10 AM UTC

Description

I’ve seen a lot of Texas cedar trees around Austin. I like how it can grow sideways over the trail without falling.

Ashe Juniper - Photo (c) greeneadventures, all rights reserved, uploaded by Greene Adventures
cwhiting's ID: Ashe Juniper (Juniperus ashei)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Common Sow-Thistle Sonchus oleraceus

Observer

rob2314

Date

January 31, 2020 09:33 AM UTC

Description

This plant has a flower that can easily be blown away which might increase its chances in pollinating and reproducing.

Common Sow-Thistle - Photo (c) Phil Sellens, some rights reserved (CC BY)
cwhiting's ID: Common Sow-Thistle (Sonchus oleraceus)
Added on February 14, 2020.
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What

Heavenly Bamboo Nandina domestica

Observer

alexisscamman

Date

February 13, 2020 08:11 AM UTC

Description

May have been spread by an animal if the berries are edible. There were many plants like this along shoal creek.

Heavenly Bamboo - Photo (c) Kai Yan,  Joseph Wong, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
cwhiting's ID: Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica)
Added on February 13, 2020.
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What

Flowering Plants Subphylum Angiospermae

Observer

alexisscamman

Date

February 13, 2020 08:37 AM UTC

Description

There weren’t any other of this kind of flowery plant around it.

Flowering Plants - Photo (c) Anne G, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
cwhiting's ID: Flowering Plants (Subphylum Angiospermae)
Added on February 13, 2020.
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What

Havard's Century Plant Agave havardiana

Observer

mmallekfws

Date

October 17, 2019 03:08 PM CDT
Havard's Century Plant - Photo (c) Aaron Lincoln, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Havard's Century Plant (Agave havardiana)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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Giant Ragweed Ambrosia trifida

Observer

anna_k

Date

January 31, 2020 11:44 AM UTC

Description

Shriveled buds, growing next to Waller Creek

Giant Ragweed - Photo (c) David J. Ringer, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Foxtails and Bristlegrasses Genus Setaria

Observer

amandap

Date

February 3, 2020 08:44 AM UTC

Description

Found near a construction site

Foxtails and Bristlegrasses - Photo (c) Hermann Falkner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Foxtails and Bristlegrasses (Genus Setaria)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Small Ballmoss Tillandsia recurvata

Observer

aliciadecaro

Date

February 8, 2020 01:22 PM UTC

Description

This plant was growing around a branch from a fallen tree on the forest floor.

Small Ballmoss - Photo (c) Pepe Paulín, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Small Ballmoss (Tillandsia recurvata)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Twisted-Leaf Yucca Yucca rupicola

Observer

lepomismegalotis

Date

February 8, 2020 11:21 AM UTC

Description

Found in high elevation (hill country) near limestone.

Twisted-Leaf Yucca - Photo (c) geopark, all rights reserved, uploaded by geopark
cwhiting's ID: Twisted-Leaf Yucca (Yucca rupicola)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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Ashe Juniper Juniperus ashei

Observer

lepomismegalotis

Date

February 8, 2020 11:21 AM UTC

Description

Found in hill county, near bear creek

Ashe Juniper - Photo (c) greeneadventures, all rights reserved, uploaded by Greene Adventures
cwhiting's ID: Ashe Juniper (Juniperus ashei)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Giant Ragweed Ambrosia trifida

Observer

rmg99

Date

January 31, 2020 11:41 AM CST

Description

Found by the creek. Some leaves appeared to be browning.

Giant Ragweed - Photo (c) David J. Ringer, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

yusuf25

Date

February 9, 2020 05:34 PM UTC

Description

Prickly pear near pease park found growing next to some trees and agave plants

Prickly Pears - Photo (c) José Belem Hernández Díaz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Prickly Pears (Genus Opuntia)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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What

Giant Ragweed Ambrosia trifida

Observer

annikadankwardt

Date

January 31, 2020 09:38 AM UTC

Description

Next to a stream and tress

Giant Ragweed - Photo (c) David J. Ringer, all rights reserved
cwhiting's ID: Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

anna_k

Date

February 2, 2020 09:05 AM UTC

Description

Growing in a naturally occurring meadow outside a suburban development.

Prickly Pears - Photo (c) José Belem Hernández Díaz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Prickly Pears (Genus Opuntia)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger

Observer

elianam

Date

February 4, 2020 12:42 PM UTC

Description

Seen scampering around campus, probably searching for food scraps.

Fox Squirrel - Photo (c) USFWS Mountain-Prairie, some rights reserved (CC BY)
cwhiting's ID: Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)
Added on February 10, 2020.
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Small Ballmoss Tillandsia recurvata

Observer

walnut-cactus

Date

January 31, 2020 09:38 AM CST

Description

I think this tangle of plant fur is ball moss. This specific one probably fell from the tree where many, many more of it's friends seem to be situated.

Small Ballmoss - Photo (c) Pepe Paulín, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Small Ballmoss (Tillandsia recurvata)
Added on January 31, 2020.
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Texas False Agave Hechtia texensis

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 28, 2019 06:08 PM CST
Texas False Agave - Photo (c) Adrián Lozano, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
cwhiting's ID: Texas False Agave (Hechtia texensis)
Added on January 24, 2020.
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What

Lloyd's Fishhook Cactus Echinomastus mariposensis

Observer

astrolepis

Date

November 18, 2019 12:26 PM MST

Description

?

Lloyd's Fishhook Cactus - Photo (c) cwhiting, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cwhiting's ID: Lloyd's Fishhook Cactus (Echinomastus mariposensis)
Added on January 14, 2020.
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