Sandy Maintenance Road

So many of the areas on both the LBJ and Caddo National Grasslands have had a lot of disturbance. Some plants will thrive in those areas.

Today’s post is back at the Caddo NG.

Often times you find irises and other cultivars that were planted around homesteads.

Jeanne found an exclusion fenced off that a researcher had made to monitor the field. (Photo by Jeanne) And while Jeanne found this I watched a feral hog race across the field.

Ok, this is not a disturbance but we did find it in the road. A dead Carpenter Bee meant we had the opportunity to get a close look.

My what hairy legs!

The sandy dirt maintenance road was a bonanza of bryophytes!

Thalloid liverworts!

Another patch of the thalloid liverwort but this time with the fruiting bodies sprouting!

The Peg Lichens (Cladonia subcariosa) were trying to take over the moss!

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Keep looking!

The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know


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