Thorn-scrub

  • Sinaloan thorn-scrub

Also known as Sinaloan thorn-scrub, this community covers large areas in central, southern, and eastern Sonora. It picks up from west to east where the Sonoran Desert gives out in the Sonoran Sky...

Type of Content: Vegetation Communities

Lacey Anderson departs Bacerac in northern Mexico and heads out on her favorite type of adventure: running undiscovered rivers. Faced with pending monsoons and little beta, she unveils the reasons...

Type of Content: Outside Resource

A new species of shrub in Sonora, Diospyros reinae, named for Ana Lilia Reina-Guerrero (well deserved!). Diospyros reinae described in 2015 article here.

Type of Content: Gallery
  • Protecting El Pitayal, conserving coastal thorn-scrub in Sonora.

This presentation is meant to stimulate action by informing others of the nature of our goals and the urgency of the need for persons with the expertise in real estate law and land acquisition to...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Type of Content: Gallery
  • Confluence of Rio Tutuaca and Sirupa, begin Rio Aros

By Huck

Recently I had the opportunity to see, by raft, the country I've been tramping overland for the last couple of decades. Just getting to the put-in of our trip was a...

Type of Content: Article

AKA Sierra la Campanera on Inegi maps. Much of this sierra is composed of limestone, slightly adjusting plant composition. Monocots seems to be more prevalent because of it. This trip was a...

Type of Content: Gallery
Plumeria rubra
Type of Content: Image Content
Matelea tristiflora
Type of Content: Image Content

Also known as the Sierra Huerfana by locals, this granitic mound east of Hermosillo harbors beautiful oak woodland and lush thorn-scrub on it's slopes. Find more info about this range at its Wild...

Type of Content: Gallery
Type of Content: Image Content

The floras of the tropical vegetation in the Sky Island Sierra la Madera (SMA) near Moctezuma in northeastern Sonora (30°00’N 109°18’W) and the Yécora (YEC) area in the Sierra Madre Occidental (...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

Ejido Tonibabi is located 12 kilometers east-northeast of Moctezuma in east-central Sonora, México (29°50’16’’N 109°33’45’’W, 780 m elevation). The vegetation is riparian in the wetlands and...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Abedus vicinus sonorensis

Giant water bug

Type of Content: Image Content

Erpetogomphus molossus is described from 3 male and 3 female specimens (holotype and allotype in collection of Insti- tuto Biologico de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) from the...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Type of Content: Video
Guaiacum coulteri in flower
Type of Content: Image Content
black-capped gnatcatcher
Type of Content: Image Content
Rio Aros Morita rapid panorama
Type of Content: Image Content
Lithobates tarahumarae, Tarahumara frog

Tarahumara frog

Type of Content: Image Content
Terrapene nelsoni, spotted box turtle
Type of Content: Image Content
Ficus insipida with huge buttress roots
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Jatropha cardiophylla leaves
Type of Content: Image Content
Cajon del Diablo, Sonora
Type of Content: Image Content

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