Surprise first-day leading species for Austin's City Nature Challenge

I just glanced at the project page for Austin's City Nature Challenge 2022 and was tickled when I saw the leading species for the first day of the event: Rain Lily!

CNC 2022 Austin 0429

Just like 95% of Texas, much of the Austin area is in moderate to exceptional drought, although the region is split about half and half in and out of the drought areas:

Drought Monitor map Texas 20220426

It was only a brief passing storm system last Monday that prompted the appearance of the rain lilies ... but we'll take 'em!

Anotado por gcwarbler gcwarbler, 30 de abril de 2022 a las 02:52 PM

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Lol. I have seen a few while driving around Wilco the last few days. I had already forgotten it rained.

Anotado por rymcdaniel hace 7 meses (Advertencia)

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