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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 03:09 PM PDT

Description

Lupinus arcticus Subalpine Lupine ripening and releasing seed. This shows an example of multiple phenological states on a single plant. The green pods are ripening whilst the black pods are releasing seed.

Also known as Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus
See Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus

Meadowatch Plot 3
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1600 meters (5250 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:58 PM PDT

Description

Xerophyllum tenax Bear grass ripening fruit
near Faraway Rock, Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park.
Elevation 1585 meters (5200 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch
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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:57 PM PDT

Description

Xerophyllum tenax Bear grass releasing seed
near Faraway Rock, Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park.
Elevation 1585 meters (5200 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:55 PM PDT

Description

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - kinnikinnick or pinemat manzanita, a circumpolar shrub, growing at the edge of a cliff.

Faraway Rock, Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park.
Elevation 1585 meters (5200 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

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What

Blue-leaved huckleberry Vaccinium deliciosum

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:49 PM PDT

Description

Perhaps this isVaccinium deliciosum
biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.ph...

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1590 meters (5180 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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What

Beardtongues Genus Penstemon

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 02:49 PM PDT

Description

Penstemon species
Penstemon fruticosus I think but I don't know these well.
biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.ph...
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1580 meters (5180 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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What

Roughfruit Raspberry Rubus lasiococcus

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:46 PM PDT

Description

Rubus lasiococcusRoughfruit Raspberry

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1580 meters (5010 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:43 PM PDT

Description

Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi
I think it is this subspecies, as the leaves have only sporadic teeth.
Sorbus sitchensis image at Burke museum

Here is an answer (from 1928) to the question: "What is that bush we saw down the road with the bright red berries on it?"

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1570 meters (4980 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 02:43 PM PDT

Description

Vaccinium species (I think)
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1570 meters (4980 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch
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What

Giant red Indian paintbrush Castilleja miniata

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:41 PM PDT

Description

Castilleja miniata (I think), it has the long corolla beak (galea)
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1560 meters (4950 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:41 PM PDT

Description

Spiraea splendens Rosy Spiraea

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1560 meters (4950 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 02:32 PM PDT

Description

Pedicularis bracteosa
Meadowatch Plot 2
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1490 meters (4890 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:29 PM PDT

Description

Xerophyllum tenax Bear grass
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1510 meters (4950 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

Photos / Sounds

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What

explorer's gentian Gentiana calycosa

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

Description

Gentiana calycosa
Rainier pleated gentian, explorer's gentian, mountain bog gentian
See Gentiana calycosa at Burke Museum

Meadowatch Plot 1
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1490 meters (4890 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch
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Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Description

Lupinus arcticus Subalpine Lupine
Also known as Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus
See Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus Lupinus latifolius var. subalpinus
Meadowatch Plot 1
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1490 meters (4890 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch

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Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

July 31, 2004 01:18 PM PDT

Description

Polemonium elegans
elegant Jacob's-ladder
Polemoniaceae family
elegant Jacob's-ladder at Burke museum
This is one of my favorite plants

Mount Rainier Burroughs 3
Elevation ~ 2440 meters(8000 feet)
7/31/04
Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society field trip
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Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

July 31, 2004 12:44 PM PDT

Description

Penstemon procerus var. tolmiei
seen on the way to Burroughs 3
Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 2225 meters (7300 feet)
Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society field trip
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Mount Hood pussypaws Cistanthe umbellata

Observer

brewbooks

Date

July 31, 2004 12:17 PM PDT

Description

Cistanthe umbellata (formerly
Calyptridium umbellatum)
Pussypaws
Mount Rainier National Park Burroughs 2
Elevation 2260 meters (7400 feet)
Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society field trip
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

July 31, 2004 11:56 AM PDT

Description

Colon Checkerspot
Euphydryas colon
www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Euphydryas-colon
Mount Rainier National Park Burroughs 2
Elevation 2260 meters (7400 feet)

Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society field trip
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 7, 2007 12:31 PM PDT

Description

This is one of the largest spawning areas for Pink salmon or humpback salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Unfortunately some salmon did not make it past the bears

Fortunately some salmon made it past

seen on the way up to Anan Wildlife Observatory, Anan Creek
Tongass National Forest, Alaska

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

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Date

August 7, 2007 10:07 AM PDT

Description

Immature Bald Eagle, Anan Bay, Alaska
Bald Eagle

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Haliaeetus
Species: H. leucocephalus
Binomial name Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Bear Ursus arctos

Observer

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Date

August 7, 2007 10:26 AM PDT

Description

We visited Anan Bay on 7 August 2007, it is a great spot although fairly difficult to get to. We saw brown bears early in the morning and then black bears, all catching salmon, which are coming up the creek to spawn.

Brown bear catching Salmon
Anan Wildlife Observatory, Anan Creek
Tongass National Forest, Alaska

Here is a little more info on Anan Bay

Explore Aug 16, 2007 #309

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Photos / Sounds

What

Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

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Date

August 8, 2007 12:23 PM PDT

Description

Bald Eagle
This eagle is waiting for the bears to finish with the salmon.

We visited Anan Bay on 7 August 2007, it is a great spot although fairly difficult to get to. We saw brown bears early in the morning and then American Black Bear, all catching salmon, which are coming up the creek to spawn.

Here is a little more info on Anan Bay

Anan Wildlife Observatory, Anan Creek
Tongass National Forest, Alaska

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Bear Ursus americanus

Observer

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Date

August 7, 2007 11:30 AM PDT

Description

We visited Anan Bay on 7 August 2007, it is a great spot although fairly difficult to get to. We saw brown bears early in the morning and then American Black Bears , all catching salmon, which are coming up the creek to spawn.

Anan Wildlife Observatory, Anan Creek
Tongass National Forest, Alaska

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

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Date

February 23, 2008 12:52 PM PST

Description

Raccoon hunting for lunch
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
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Photos / Sounds

What

Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa

Observer

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Date

February 23, 2005 10:42 PM PST

Description

Dusky Moorhen - Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha
Gallinula_tenebrosa

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gallinula

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

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Date

February 23, 2008 02:34 PM PST

Description

Lone Coot in the Marsh
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 6, 2005 08:36 PM PST

Description

Little Black Cormorants in Melaleuca Tree - Noosa River

Melaleuca

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Melaleuca
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Black Cormorant Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Observer

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Date

March 6, 2005 08:36 PM PST

Description

Little Black Cormorants in Melaleuca Tree - Noosa River
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Genus: Phalacrocorax

Melaleuca

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Melaleuca

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

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Date

December 29, 2003 04:07 PM PST

Description

Great Blue Heron seen while driving Chuckanut Drive on a wnter day.
Great Blue Heron

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