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13 plants
1 bird
5 insects
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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 07:24 AM PDT

Description

Native of Taiwan.

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perennial veldt grass Ehrharta calycina

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 07:26 AM PDT

Description

Perhaps the most invasive, habitat altering, non-native the native plant communities of San Francisco are up against. South African and Yemen native.

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Monkey-puzzle Araucaria araucana

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 08:47 AM PDT

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Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 11:06 AM PDT

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Common Ringlet Coenonympha tullia

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 11:17 AM PDT

Description

First of the season. Fresh. Tough to approach. First brood mossy green.

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Treasure Flowers Genus Gazania

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Description

Non-native naturalizing here on this serpentine slope. I believe there is evidence of Painted Ladies (V. cardui ) using it now as a host.

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Tall Fescue Festuca arundinacea

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 11:51 AM PDT

Description

Natural Areas Staff call this " the scrounge of McLaren Park"...so safe to say its a non-native.

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pale dewplant Drosanthemum floribundum

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 11:52 AM PDT

Description

I think this is a native because it was pretty far up the slope...

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Sandhill Skipper Polites sabuleti

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:01 PM PDT

Description

I did see Fiery Skippers ( H.phyleus ) till crazy, tiny ones appeared on path. Got a good enough shot to see sabuleti distinct underside. I'd seen it at Alemany a week earlier but specimen was too worn.

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Stone Pine Pinus pinea

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:12 PM PDT

Description

This is the tree that you get pine nuts from.

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Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Description

Walked in the shade here and they all jumped up. Pointy heads and little mask.
Wow!

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French Broom Genista monspessulana

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:44 PM PDT

Description

Very difficult to remove this non-native once it gets into native habitat.

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Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:45 PM PDT

Description

Aggressive non-native from Argentina.

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Umber Skipper Poanes melane

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 12:54 PM PDT

Description

Always see one in this exact spot ...

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American vetch Vicia americana

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 01:07 PM PDT

Description

I think this is the native...

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Central Coast iris Iris longipetala

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 01:09 PM PDT

Description

Beautiful mass of them right of Mansell.

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Rancher's fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 01:22 PM PDT

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Three-cornered Leek Allium triquetrum

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robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 01:26 PM PDT

Description

Pretty weed.

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Bumblebees Genus Bombus

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 29, 2013 01:48 PM PDT

Description

I keep trying to photograph B.melapigedus, but I think it's b. vosnesenskii ...

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