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19492 1949 1

Photo Archive No. 293.1.1949

A49-57. Photo station 293, looking north. Ber about only grass. Zdu, leather weed, scattering of Cer, cacti, and mesquite.

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JAN19872 JAN 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 293.1.1987.01

PS 293. Azimuth 16. Jan. 28, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 293.1.2000.04

PS 293. April 17, 2000, 11:45 a.m. Facing north. Azimuth 16. Pasture 15. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Smallest shrub Zinnia; midlevel Parthenia. Left distance tanglehead grass. Scattered grasses - fluffgrass, threeawn, a few Eragrostis lehmanniana, black grama. Large shrub in midground is hackberry. Directly north of center ocotillo is whitethorn acacia. M. McClaran.

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293_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 293.1.2007.04

PS. 293. 23 April 2007. Facing north, Azimuth 016. Pasture 15. Elevation 1063 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite, distant right and left plants present in 1949 photo are still alive but not very healthy. Ocotillo common now but not evident in 1949 photo. Acacia constricta far right 2 plants. Parthenium incanum common, but many dead plants. Ephedra, Zinnia and Calliandra common. Small mesquite at center midground in 1949 is now a stump. Prickly pear, cholla and hedgehog cacti present. Celtis patch midground center present in 1949 photo, present now some distance behind center foreground ocotillo. Rothrock grama, fluffgrass, black grama grasses. Compared to 2000, prickly pear growth, Parthenium decline in density. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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293_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 293.1.2011.03

PS. 293. 17 March 2011. 1:10 PM. Facing north, Azimuth 015. Pasture 15. Elevation 1102 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite, distant right and left plants present in 1949 photo are still alive but not very healthy. Ocotillo common now but not evident in 1949 photo. Acacia constricta far right 2 plants. Parthenium incanum common. Ephedra, Zinnia and Calliandra common. Small mesquite at center midground in 1949 is now a stump. Prickly pear, cholla and hedgehog cacti present. Celtis patch midground center present in 1949 photo, present now some distance behind center foreground ocotillo. Fluffgrass, black grama, Lehmann lovegrass, and slim tridens are grasses. Compared to 2007, more grass, prickly pear poor condition, Parthenium plants are smaller compared to growth last winter. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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19493 1949 2

Photo Archive No. 293.2.1949

A49-54. Photo station 293 looking east. Ber about only grass. Zdu, leather weed, scattering of Cer, cacti and mesquite.

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JAN19873 JAN 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 293.2.1987.01

PS 293. Azimuth 116. Jan. 28, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 293.2.2000.04

PS 293. April 17, 2000, 11:45 a.m. Facing southeast. Azimuth 116. Pasture 15. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. No grass now; Zinnia, Parthenia. On left patch of whitethorn acacia with no leaves. Mesquite with some leaves; palo verde; few black grama. Bristlegrass, bush muhly under acacia/mesquite/palo verde. M. McClaran.

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293_2_2007_04 APR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 293.2.2007.04

PS. 293. 23 April 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 116. Pasture 15. Elevation 1063 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite present in 1949 photo are still alive. Ocotillo one existing ocotillo left distant was present in 1949 photo. Palo verde at center, was small plant in 1949 photo. Acacia constricta left midground. Parthenium incanum common, but many dead plants. Zinnia and Calliandra common. Prickly pear and hedgehog cacti present. Setaria under mesquite but no other grasses. Compared to 2000, Parthenium decline in density. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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293_2_2011_03 MAR 2011 2

Photo Archive No. 293.2.2011.03

PS. 293. 17 March 2011. 1:30 PM. Facing east, Azimuth 115. Pasture 15. Elevation 1102 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite present in 1949 photo are still alive. Ocotillo one existing ocotillo left distant was present in 1949 photo. Palo verde at center, was small plant in 1949 photo. Acacia constricta left midground. Parthenium incanum and Zinnia, but Calliandra less common. Prickly pear and hedgehog cacti present. Setaria under mesquite. Compared to 2007, Parthenium size is smaller than growth from last winter; additional grass species include Lehmann lovegrass, Rothrock and black grama, prickly pear in poor condition. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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19490 1949 3

Photo Archive No. 293.3.1949

A49-55. Photo station 293, looking south. Ber about only grass. Zdu, leather weed, scattering of Cer, cacti and mesquite.

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JAN19870 JAN 1987 3

Photo Archive No. 293.3.1987.01

PS 293. Azimuth 194. Jan. 28, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20003 APR 2000 3

Photo Archive No. 293.3.2000.04

PS 293. April 17, 2000, 11:45 a.m. Facing south. Azimuth 194. Pasture 15. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Zinnia, Parthenia, palo verde blooming in wash. Immediately behind ocotillo is whitethorn acacia. M. McClaran.

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293_3_2007_04 APR 2007 3

Photo Archive No. 293.3.2007.04

PS. 293. 23 April 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 194. Pasture 15. Elevation 1063 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite, midground left (2 plants) present in 1949 photo. Ocotillo not evident in 1949 photo. Parthenium incanum common, but many dead plants. Zinnia common. Acacia constricta behind ocotillo. Prickly pear and hedgehog cacti present. Black grama present, and bush muhly with Setaria found under mesquite. Compared to 2000, Parthenium decline in density. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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293_3_2011_03 MAR 2011 3

Photo Archive No. 293.3.2011.03

PS. 293. 17 March 2011. 11:50 AM. Facing south, Azimuth 193. Pasture 15. Elevation 1102m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite, midground left (2 plants) present in 1949 photo. Ocotillo not evident in 1949 photo. Parthenium incanum common, but many dead plants. Zinnia common. Acacia constricta behind ocotillo. Prickly pear, Mammalaria and hedgehog cacti present. Black grama present, and bush muhly with Setaria found under mesquite. Compared to 2007, Parthenium size smaller compared to growth last winter, very small cholla left of ocotillo now dead, Lehmann lovegrass now present, fluffgrass more common and grass more common. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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19491 1949 4

Photo Archive No. 293.4.1949

A49-56. Photo station 293, looking west. Ber about only grass. Zdu, leather weed, scattering of Cer, cacti, and mesquite.

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JAN19871 JAN 1987 4

Photo Archive No. 293.4.1987.01

PS 293. Azimuth 284. Jan. 28, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20004 APR 2000 4

Photo Archive No. 293.4.2000.04

PS 293. April 17, 2000, 11:45 a.m. Facing west. Azimuth 284. Pasture 15. ASA 135, Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Water bottle (probably from illegal visitor) in foreground. Ocotillo blooming. Zinnia, Parthenia, Eragrostis lehmanniana, whitethorn acacia, beeplant. M. McClaran.

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293_4_2007_04 APR 2007 4

Photo Archive No. 293.4.2007.04

PS. 293. 23 April 2007. Facing west, Azimuth 284. Pasture 15. Elevation 1063 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Large palo verde present in 1949 photo is only a few pieces of wood on the ground, at that location find Acacia constricta and Lycium plants. Large plant at right midground in 1949 is probably Zizyphus based on current view; associated with that plant is Lycium. Large ocotillo in 1949 view is probably still alive in distant right-center behind younger ocotillo plants. Distant mesquite at right are were present in 1949. Parthenium incanum common. Prickly pear present. Compared to 2000, more ocotillo plants, some prickly pear growth and some dead prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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293_4_2011_03 MAR 2011 4

Photo Archive No. 293.4.2011.03

PS. 293. 17 May 2011. 11:45 AM. Facing west, Azimuth 280. Pasture 15. Elevation 1102 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Large palo verde present in 1949 photo is only a few pieces of wood on the ground, at that location find Acacia constricta and Lycium plants. Large plant at right midground in 1949 is probably Zizyphus based on current view; associated with that plant is Lycium. Large ocotillo in 1949 view is probably still alive in distant right-center behind younger ocotillo plants. Distant mesquite at right are were present in 1949. Parthenium incanum common. Prickly pear present. Small hedgehog in center foreground. Compared to 2007, slim tridens and Lehmann lovegrass now present. Parthenium plants smaller than growth last winter. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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