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The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Snails, fish, insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds and/or flowers. All are worthy additions to the bucket. Please let us know what is going on around you in a comment. Include, as close as is comfortable for you, where you are located.
In celebration of Mother's Day, I present to you this photo diary of flowers blooming in my yard and in the Mule mountain foothills.
In my yard
Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris
Yellow Desert Primrose - Oenothera primiveris
Tufted Evening Primrose - Oenothera caespitosa
Hartweg's Sundrops - Calylophus hartwegii
Apache Plume - Fallugia paradoxa
Pompom Poppy - Papaver somniferum (it appears that it is reverting back to it's wild form)
Buttercream California Poppy - Eschscholizia californiaca
and beyond in the foothills
Bluestem Prickle Poppy - Argemone pleiacantha
Prickly Pear Cactus
Feather Dalea - Dalea formosa
It is time for me to pass the bucket to you. I look forward to reading about what is happening in your part of the world.