Southern Escarpment Field Notes

Plants: Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) Cheat grass (Bromus tectorum) Other knee high grasses Desert Asters (Xylorhiza tortifolia) Desert Buckwheat (Eriogonum codium) Orange, green, and white crustose lichens (Mycophycophyta) Moss (Bryophyta) Animals: Darkling beetle (Gonopus tibialis) Sparrows Cows (in the form of … Continue reading

Deep Lake Pothole and Cave Field Notes

Plants: Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) Orange, green, white crustose lichens (Mycophycophyta) Cheat grass (Bromus tectorum) Animals: Gnats (Culex pipiens) Wasps (Vespula Spp.) Bees (Apis mellifera) Darkling beetle (Gonopus tibialis) Deer (Cervidae) Trash: Fishing line Cigarettes Water bottle Beer cans Plastic bits