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Blue Sage

Blue Sage or Pitcher Sage
Salvia azurea
(Order Lamiales; Family Lamiaceae)



Pitcher sage. http://www.wildflower.org/image_archive/320x240/PCD3524/PCD3524_IMG0061.JPG

Illinois Bundleflower

Illinois Bundleflower
Desmanthus illinoensis
(Order Fabales; Family Mimosaceae)


Illinois Bundleflower showing seeds. Photo by Amy Coffman, July 2011.
 

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Tyrannus forficatus
(Order Passeriformes; Family Tyrannidae)

Leadplant

Leadplant
Amorpha canescens
(Order Fabales; Family Fabaceae)

 


Leadplant in bloom (http://www.prairieworksinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/amocanfilephoto.jpg)

 

Plains Prickly Pear

Plains Prickly Pear
Opuntia macrorhiza
(Order Caryophyllales; Family Cactaceae)

 


Opuntia macrorhiza. Photos by Amy Coffman, 2011.

 

Little Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

Egretta caerulea
(Order: Ciconiiformes, 
Family: Ardeidae)

Yarrow

Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
(Order Asterales, Family Asteraceae)

 

 

Photos by David Sanchez, 2011

Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl
Megascops asio (formerly Otus asio)
(Order Strigiformes; Family Strigidae)

 

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
Polioptila caerulea
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Polioptilidae

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