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American Black Bear Ursus americanus

Observer

slacks1986

Date

October 28, 2014 08:42 AM EDT
American Black Bear - Photo (c) Roland Kilcher, all rights reserved
rcurtis's ID: American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Added on October 29, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Saw Greenbrier Smilax bona-nox

Observer

sschratz87

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

Identified by haste leaf shape and sharp teeth on leaf margins

Saw Greenbrier - Photo (c) Phuong  Tran, some rights reserved (CC BY)
rcurtis's ID: Saw Greenbrier (Smilax bona-nox)
Added on October 28, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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sharp wing monkey flower Mimulus alatus

Observer

castanea

Date

July 29, 2014

Description

Opposite, glabrous leaves with serrate margins. Pale violet inflorescence. Growing in lower, wet areas.

sharp wing monkey flower - Photo (c) Patrick Alexander, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: sharp wing monkey flower (Mimulus alatus)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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maple-leaf viburnum Viburnum acerifolium

Observer

castanea

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

A shrub with three lobed leaves (more/less) coarsely dentate. White flowers of spring are replaced by a dark purple fruit in fall.

maple-leaf viburnum - Photo (c) dogtooth77, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: maple-leaf viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Upright carrion-flower Smilax ecirrhata

Observer

castanea

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

An herbaceous smilax known as Carrion Flower. This species is often mistaken for Dioscorea villosa, (wild yam).

Upright carrion-flower - Photo (c) scott.zona, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
rcurtis's ID: Upright carrion-flower (Smilax ecirrhata)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Bitternut Hickory Carya cordiformis

Observer

lincoln

Date

October 27, 2014 12:36 PM EDT

Description

114 years old. 15% of canopy. Sugar maple, basswood, red oaks dominant

Bitternut Hickory - Photo (c) Olaf_S, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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field madder Sherardia arvensis

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

October 27, 2014
field madder - Photo (c) Bastiaan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: field madder (Sherardia arvensis)
Added on October 28, 2014. 0 people agree, 3 disagree

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Smooth Sumac Rhus glabra

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Seen a large area growing across the south end of the north esker.

Smooth Sumac - Photo (c) Homer Edward Price, some rights reserved (CC BY)
rcurtis's ID: Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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White Snakeroot Ageratina altissima

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

Seen along the trail entering the preserve.

White Snakeroot - Photo (c) Ronald Kielb, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
rcurtis's ID: White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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field madder Sherardia arvensis

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

October 27, 2014
Bedstraw - Photo (c) bramblejungle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
rcurtis's ID: Bedstraw (Genus Galium)
Added on October 28, 2014. 0 people agree, 3 disagree

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Observer

castanea

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

A perennial with alternate leaves that become smaller as they ascend; entire margins but ciliate. Ray flowers lavendar, disk flowers begin as yellow but become purple as the inflorescence ages. The inflorescence is in a panicle. Phyllaries have a green diamond shape towards apices.

rcurtis's ID: Symphyotrichum shortii, a member of Sunflower Family (Family Asteraceae)
Added on October 28, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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White Spruce Picea glauca

Observer

swood

Date

October 26, 2014 03:02 PM EDT

Description

Gymnosperm
Needle-like leaves
Needle less singles
Yellow-green

White Spruce - Photo (c) David Lawrence, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: White Spruce (Picea glauca)
Added on October 27, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Ginko Genus Ginkgo

Observer

swood

Date

October 26, 2014 02:46 PM EDT

Description

Angiosperm
Broad and flat
Simple leaves
Lobed leaves

Gingko - Photo (c) shi zhao, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
rcurtis's ID: Gingko (Ginkgo biloba)
Added on October 27, 2014. 0 people agree, 1 disagrees

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Observer

hhoffman

Date

the past

Description

One main bud
No leaflets
White downy underneath

Magnolia - Photo (c) Kevin Eddy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: Magnolia (Genus Magnolia)
Added on October 27, 2014.

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Broadhead skink Plestiodon laticeps

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 21, 2014 08:01 AM CDT
Broad-headed Skink - Photo (c) 113601091038034606961, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: Broad-headed Skink (Plestiodon laticeps)
Added on October 27, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

May 30, 2014 05:19 PM CDT
Rough Green Snake - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus)
Added on October 27, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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five-lined skink Plestiodon fasciatus

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 20, 2014 11:25 PM CDT
Common Five-lined Skink - Photo (c) Vicki's Nature, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: Common Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon fasciatus)
Added on October 27, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

Female Wood duck

Wood Duck - Photo (c) ian wetton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Added on October 26, 2014. 3 people agree, 0 disagree

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Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

June 15, 2014 10:15 PM CDT
Eastern Worm Snake - Photo (c) Zack, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
rcurtis's ID: Eastern Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)
Added on October 26, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

June 14, 2014 08:37 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile

Northern Watersnake - Photo (c) Douglas Mills, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
rcurtis's ID: Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)
Added on October 26, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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