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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.
Bisbee, Arizona

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

RedRose2
Antique Rose
Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris
Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris
Yellow Desert Primrose
Yellow Desert Primrose - Oenothera primiveris
Tufted Evening Primrose
Tufted Evening Primrose - Oenothera caespitosa
Hartweg's Sundrops
Hartweg's Sundrops - Calylophus hartwegii
Apache Plume
Apache Plume - Fallugia paradoxa
Pompom Poppy
Pompom Poppy - Papaver somniferum (it appears that it is reverting back to it's wild form)
CA Poppy
Buttercream California Poppy - Eschscholizia californiaca
and beyond in the foothills
BluestemPricklepoppy
Bluestem Prickle Poppy - Argemone pleiacantha
PricklyPearflowers
Prickly Pear Cactus
ChollaFlower
Cholla Cactus
OcotilloBlossoms
Ocotillo
Feather dalea
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.

Originally posted to Backyard Science on Sun May 12, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT.

Also republished by Baja Arizona Kossacks.

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