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CA Fan Palms Reflect in Lake Tuendae Oasis at Zzyzx

CA Fan Palms Reflect in Lake Tuendae Oasis at Zzyzx.

Lake Tuendae en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tuendae the Oasis artificial pond at Zzyzx Desert Studies Center, in the Mojave Desert.

Washingtonia filifera (filifera - Latin "thread-bearing"), with the common names California Fan Palm [1], Desert Fan Palm, Cotton palm, and Arizona Fan Palm. It is a palm native to southwestern North America between an elevation range of 100–1,200 metres (330–3,900 ft), at seeps, desert bajadas, and springs where underground water is continuously available.

Lake Tuendae en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tuendae the Oasis artificial pond at Zzyzx Desert Studies Center, in the Mojave Desert. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_Fan_Palm

From a weekend University of Riverside birding class 112−CPF−F62, Oct 21-23, 2011, at the Desert Studies Center at Zzyzx, CA, led by instructor Kurt Leuschner KLeuschner [at} collegeofthedesert d o t edu. AKA Birds of the Mojave Desert BIOL X404.2

 

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Taken on October 21, 2011