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Date first seen
Common NameFamilySpeciesstatuslocationuseful website
On Fly property
Notes
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Desert BiscuitrootApiaceaeLomatium foeniculaceumnativesagebrush steppe near fence with BLM land
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LOFOF
yes
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4/25/17large-fruited biscuitrootApiaceaeLomatium macrocarpumnative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LOMA3
yescan use roots for a flour substitute
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5/8/17showy milkweedAsclepiadaceaeAsclepias speciosanativetrue wetland areashttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ASSPyesflowered on 6/6!!!
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4/17/17Russian knapweedAsteraceaeAcroptilon repensinvasiveeverywhere except super salty and wet regions
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ACRE3
yes
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5/15/17Short-beaked agoserisAsteraceaeAgoseris glaucanativenear 34 and Geyser road entrance,https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=AGGLyes
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5/23/17white sagebrushAsteraceaeArtemisia ludoviciananativesandy soil; Rock creek wash
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ARLU#
yes
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4/17/17big sagebrushAsteraceaeArtemisia tridentatanativeeverywherehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ARTR2yes
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5/25/17mule-fatAsteraceaeBaccharis salicifolianativewash of Rock creek
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=BASA4
yes
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4/20/17Arrowleaf BalsamrootAsteraceaeBalsamorhiza sagittatanativeRock creek burn site
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=BASA3
yesmostly in property above Fly but some plants are in the property; supposedly BLM dropped seeds after the fire
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yellow rabbitbrushAsteraceaeChrysothamnus viscidiflorusnativesagebrush steppehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CHVI8yesbroader leaves than rubber rabbitbrush
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7/31/17bull thistleAsteraceaeCirsium vulgaresnativenorthern Ranch reservoiryes
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5/25/17Modoc hawksbeardAsteraceaeCrepis modocensisnative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRMO4#
yes
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7/1/17rubber rabbitbrushAsteraceaeEricameria nauseosanativewestern portion of the property; upper Hualapai land
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ERNA10
yesflowers smell like vinegar
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poverty weedAsteraceaeIva axillarisnative
associated with Rye and Sage in slightly higher elevations; near Rock creek
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=IVAXyes
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prickly lettuceAsteraceaeLactuca serriolanon-nativescattered around hot hole areahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LASEyes
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4/25/17whitedaisy tidytipsAsteraceaeLayia glandulosanativeBLM land above Ranch propertyhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LAGL5no
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5/15/17smooth desertdandelionAsteraceaeMalacothrix glabratanative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=MAGL3
yes
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4/17/17bud sagebrushAsteraceaePicrothamnus desertorumnativeco-occurs with sagebrush; higher elevations w/in propertyhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PIDE4yes
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6/24/17thorn skeletonweedAsteraceaePleiacanthus spinosusnativeburned area in Fly and along concurrent roadsidehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PLSP7yes
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7/27/17lanceleaf goldenweedAsteraceaePyrrocoma lanceolatanativewetland area west of Mid reservoirhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PYLAyes
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Nevada goldenrodAsteraceaeSolidago spectabilisnativewetland areas
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SOSP3
yes
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6/22/17brownplume wirelettuceAsteraceaeStephanomeria paucifloranativeBLM land off of Soldier Meadows Roadhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=STPA4no
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8/6/17western asterAsteraceae
Symphyotrichum ascendens
nativeJuncus wetland areashttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SYAS3yes
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9/14/17Eaton's asterAsteraceaeSymphyotrichum eatoniinativewet meadowhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SYEA2yescould be another species but definitely the same genus
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10/10/17Western mountain asterAsteraceae
Symphyotrichum spathulatum
nativeN. Rock creek areahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SYSPSyes
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4/27/17common dandelionAsteraceaeTaraxacum officinalenativenear 1997 gate road
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=TAOFC
yescould be Desert Dandelion
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littleleaf horsebrushAsteraceaeTetradymia glabratanativeco-occurs with sagebrush and hopsage
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=TEGL#
yes
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4/20/17shortspine horsebrushAsteraceaeTetradymia spinosanativeco-occurs with sagebrush and hopsage
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=TESP2
yespoisonous to animals
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5/25/17yellow salsifyAsteraceaeTragopogon dubiusnon-nativeburned area at Flyhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=TRDUyes
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6/10/17rough cockleburrAsteraceaeXanthium strumariumnativeriparian areas or areas with prolonged wet soilshttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=XASTyes
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6/4/18panamintBoraginaceaeCryptantha angustifolianativewet meadow
https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRAN4
yescould be another species but I don't think so
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cushion cryptanthaBoraginaceaeCryptantha circumscissanativeN Rock creek wash; sandy soils; ditch near geyser roadhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRCI2yeshave photo from 6/2 but seen before then
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4/20/17basin yellow cryptanthaBoraginaceaeCryptantha confertifloranativefrequent at higher elevation areas, not moist soil
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRCO12
yes
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4/20/17roundspike cryptanthaBoraginaceaeCryptantha humilisnative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRHU2
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4/25/17redroot cyptanthaBoraginaceaeCryptantha micranthanativeBLM land above Ranch propertyhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CRMInoid'ed off of photo - may not be quite the right species but correct genus
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6/8/17salt heliotropeBoraginaceaeHeliotropium curassavicumnativelevee road along Fly reservoir
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=HECU3
yes
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4/20/17Holboel's rockcressBrassicaceaeArabis holboelliinativeSE part of property, near fire road and playa
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ARHO2
yescould bee a different Arabis sp but definitely Arabis
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5/8/17whitetopBrassicaceaeCardaria drabainvasiveroadsides
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CADR
yes
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4/26/18purple mustardBrassicaceaeChorispora tenellainvasive1997 site area near playahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CHTE2yes
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4/17/17herb sophiaBrassicaceaeDescurainia sophiainvasiveEVERYWHERE!
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=DESO2
yesextremely invasive
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5/16/17desert peppergrassBrassicaceaeLepidium fremontiinativeSoldier Meadows Road, upper Hualapai landhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LEFR2yes
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perennial pepperweedBrassicaceaeLepidium latifoliuminvasive
hot pond area; N. Rock creek drainage; SE of Middle reservoir
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LELA2yesextremely invasive; just getting established at Fly
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4/17/17Shield peppergrassBrassicaceaeLepidium perfoliatuminvasiveEVERYWHERE!https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LEPE2yes
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tall tumblemustardBrassicaceaeSisymbrium altissimuminvasivemostly at Ranch property but quite widespread
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SIAL2#
yes
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5/25/17desert princesplumeBrassicaceaeStanleya pinnatanativenear burned area and airplane; hard sandy soilhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=STPIyes
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4/17/17unknown BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaesagebrush steppeyespurple flowers, always growing in at base of shrubs
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4/20/17iodinebushChenopodiaceaeAllenrolfea occidentalisnativesalt pan near hot pond
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ALOC2
yes
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fourwing saltbrushChenopodiaceaeAtriplex canescensnativeco-occurs with sagebrush and greasewoodhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ATCA2yes
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shadscale saltbushChenopodiaceaeAtriplex confertifolianativewidespread, co-occurs with greasewood and sagebrushhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ATCOyesID'd on 6/1 but I have photos of it from the beginning I think
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hopsageChenopodiaceaeAtriplex spinosanativeeverywherehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=GRSPyesshowy bracts range from green to red (what I saw next to the Ranch road and pulled over to investigate)
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Junetriangle oracheChenopodiaceaeAttriplex prostratanativewet meadowhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ATPRyesformerly A. triangularis (ATTR)
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4/17/17fivehorn smotherweedChenopodiaceaeBassia hyssopifoliainvasive
saltier soils; on road near geysers; grows nearly everywhere
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=BAHY#
yesseen since I've been here but I could finally ID it on 7/11/17 when I found an inflorescence
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saltloverChenopodiaceaeHalogeton glomeratusinvasiveareas with salty soils, near Geyserhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=HAGLyes
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green mollyChenopodiaceaeKochia americananative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=BAAM4
yes
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5/16/17winterfatChenopodiaceaeKrascheninnikovia lanatanativeSoldier Meadows Road, upper Hualapai landhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=KRLA2no
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red swampfireChenopodiaceaeSalicornia rubranativegrows with saltgrass; dark redhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SARUyes
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barbwire Russian thistleChenopodiaceaeSalsola paulseniiinvasivegreasewood communitieshttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SAPA8yes
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Prickly Russian thistleChenopodiaceaeSalsola tragusinvasivea lot of places; slightly saltier
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SATR12
yes
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4/17/17greasewoodChenopodiaceaeSarcobatus vermiculatusnativeeverywherehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SAVE4yes
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6/13/17Pursh seepweedChenopodiaceaeSuaeda calceoliformisnativewet salt pannes; co-occurs with Triglochin
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SUCA2
yes
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6/1/17field bindweedConvolvulaceaeConvolvulus arvensisnon-nativeroadside of 34 near Jackson lane
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=COAR4
yes
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6/8/17redosier dogwoodCornaceaeCornus sericeanativewetlands in hot hole area
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=COSE16#
yes
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cosmopolitan bulrushCyperaceaeBolboschoenus maritimusnativewetland area at north of Ranch reservoir
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=BOMA7
yes
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6/13/17sedgeCyperaceaeCarex sp.wet meadowyesthin blades, one inflorescense per stalk; notoriously hard to ID
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sedgeCyperaceaeCarex sp. #2soaking pond areayesthin blades, multiple spikelets per inflorescence
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common spikerushCyperaceaeEleocharis palustrusnativewetland areas
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ELPA3
yescould be E. macrostachya
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7/27/17short EleocharisCyperaceaeEleocharis sp.nativeN Ranch reservoir wetland areayes~5 inches tall
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4/17/17hardstem bulrushCyperaceaeSchoenoplectus acutusnativewetland areas
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SCAC3
yes
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4/17/17chairmaker's bulrushCyperaceaeSchoenoplectus americanusnativewetland areas
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SCPU10
yes
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4/17/17common three-squareCyperaceaeSchoenoplectus pungensnativewetland areas
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SCPU10
yesshort version of Scam; stems are less concave and the flowers are a little bit showier
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4/17/17Russian oliveElaeagnaceaeElaeagnus angustifoliainvasivealong reservoirs, washes, creeks, and springshttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ELANyes
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4/21/17Mormon teaEphedraceaeEphedra viridisnativeco-occurs with sagebrushhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=EPVIyes
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4/25/17curvepod milkvetchFabaceaeAstragalus curvicarpusnativeportions of property nearish to 34 (higher elevations)
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ASCU4
yes
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basalt milkvetchFabaceaeAstragalus filipesnativenear 34 and Geyser road entrance,https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ASFI#yes
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wollypod milkvetchFabaceaeAstragalus purshiiBLM land across from Ranch house
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ASPU9
nolikely a subspecies but haven't figured out which one yet
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Brown's peaFabaceae
Lathyrus lanszwertii var. brownii
nativenear manmade ditch S of geyser road, E of 34
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LALAB2
yes
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silvery lupineFabaceaeLupinus argenteusnativein burned area near Granite Ranchhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LUAR3yes
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5/18/17shortstem lupineFabaceaeLupinus brevicaulisnativeBLM land above Fly near N Rock creekhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LUBR2no
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6/10/17alfalfaFabaceaeMedicago sativanon-nativeweed area east of Ranch pasturehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=MESAyes
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5/24/17Yellow Sweet CloverFabaceaeMelilotus officinalisnon-native
small creek below Ranch property; near 34 and Geyser road entrance,
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=MEOFyes
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6/22/17Nevada deleaFabaceaePsorothamnus polydeniusnativeBLM land off of Soldier Meadows Roadhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PSPOno
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Trifolium sp.Fabaceae
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6/21/17Muhlenberg's centauryGentianaceaeCentaurium muehlenbergiinativewetland areas
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CEMU2
yes
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4/20/17redstem stork's billGeraniaceaeErodium cicutariumnon-nativeSE part of property, near fire road and playa
https://www.plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ERCI6
yes
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5/23/17golden currantGrossulariaceaeRibes aureumnativesandy soil; Rock creek; N Rock creek; burned areahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=RIAUyes
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5/9/17ground namaHydrophyllaceaeNama aretioidesnative34 roadsidehttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=NAARyes
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4/17/17Baltic RushJuncaceaeJuncus arcticusnativemoist and commonly moist areashttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=JUARLyes
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7/14/17irisleaf rushJuncaginaceaeJuncus xiphioidesnativeN. Rock creek drainage to Huapalai playahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=JUXIyes
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4/25/17arrow grassJuncaginaceaeTriglochin maritimanativewetland areas; near geyser and Hualapai playa
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=TRMA20
yes
seeds don't look right for this, but they're definitely not like T. palustrus. There are no other Triglochin species IDed in Nevada
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9/27/17rough bugleweedLamiaceaeLycopus aspernativearound soaking pondhttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LYASyes
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10/10/17wild mintLamiaceaeMentha arvensisnativeN. Rock creek area
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=MEAR4
yes
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blue sageLamiaceaeSalvia dorriinativequarry above Gerlach
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SADO4
no
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golden rimmed navel lichenLecanoraceaeRhizoplaca chrysoleucanative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=RHCH61
yes
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8/12/17lesser bladderwortLentibulariaceaeUtricularia minornativea few ponds in hot hole areahttps://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=UTMIyes
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5/9/17Nevada onionLiliaceaeAllium nevadensenative
BLM land above Ranch area; southeast area near BLM property
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ALNEyes
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4/20/17small onionLiliaceaeAllium parvumnativeBLM land above Ranch area
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ALPA3#
no
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6/1/17Bruneau mariposa lilyLiliaceaeCalochortus bruneaunisnativenorth of Geyser entrance, east side of ditch in sage brush
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CABR4
yes
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4/25/17foothill deathcamasLiliaceaeZigadenus paniculatusnative
higher elevations, near arrowleaf; not on property but close
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ZIPA2nolook into this more
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4/26/18whitestem blazingstarLoasaceaeMentzelia albicaulisnative
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=MEAL6
yes
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