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Lobb's lupine Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii

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June 4, 2016 12:37 PM PDT

Description

Dwarf lupine (Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii)
Elevation 1830 meters (6000 feet)
Saddle area of Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest
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checker lily Fritillaria affinis var. affinis

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Date

June 4, 2016 02:52 PM PDT

Description

Fritillaria affinis
(checker lily, or chocolate lily)
I see F. affinis in this area reliably, and not in other places on Mount Townsend.

Elevation 1460 meters (4800 feet)
descending Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest
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Northern Cinquefoil Potentilla villosa

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Date

June 4, 2016 11:47 AM PDT

Description

Potentilla villosa
Elevation 1890 meters (6200 feet)
Near north summit of Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest
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Alpine Smelowskia Smelowskia americana

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Date

June 4, 2016 11:47 AM PDT

Description

Smelowskia americana

Elevation 1890 meters (6200 feet)
Near north summit of Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest
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Silky Phacelia Phacelia sericea

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Date

June 4, 2016 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Silky Phacelia (Phacelia sericea)

Elevation 1890 meters (6200 feet)
Near north summit of Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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coast range lomatium Lomatium martindalei

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Date

June 4, 2016 10:45 AM PDT

Description

Lomatium martindalei (coast range lomatium)
Elevation 1700 meters (5500 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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Western Columbine Aquilegia formosa

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June 4, 2016 09:37 AM PDT

Description

Aquilegia formosa
Western Columbine
Elevation 1450 meters (4700 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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hookedspur violet Viola adunca

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Date

June 4, 2016 09:34 AM PDT

Description

I think this is Hookedspur violet (Viola adunca)

Elevation 1200 meters (3700 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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Date

June 4, 2016 08:47 AM PDT

Description

Goodyera oblongifolia (Rattlesnake Plantain)

About seven plants growing in close proximity.

Elevation 1280 meters (4200 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Western Dwarf Dogwood Cornus unalaschkensis

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Date

June 4, 2016 08:33 AM PDT

Description

Cornus unalaschkensis
Western cordilleran bunchberry, bunchberry

Flowering plants have six leaves, whereas the rest have four.
Elevation 1000 meters (3000 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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Pacific rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum

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Date

June 4, 2016 08:33 AM PDT

Description

Rhododendron macrophyllum, state flower of Washington.

Elevation 1000 meters (3000 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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Cliff Douglasia Douglasia laevigata

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Date

June 4, 2016 10:46 AM PDT

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Description

Douglasia laevigata

Elevation 1550 meters (5100 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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glacier lily Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. grandiflorum

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June 4, 2016 10:12 AM PDT

Description

Erythronium grandiflorum (Glacier Lily)

Elevation 1700 meters (5600 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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Lewis' Moon Snail Neverita lewisii

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Date

June 7, 2016 01:53 PM PDT

Description

Lewis's moon snail
Neverita lewisii (Euspira lewisii)
We could watch as the mantle retracted into the shell over the course of about 30 seconds.

inverts.wallawalla.edu/Mollusca/Gastropoda/Prosobranchia/...

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

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Date

June 7, 2016 01:49 PM PDT

Description

Sunflower seastar
Pycnopodia helianthoides

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016
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Pacific Sand Lance Ammodytes hexapterus

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Date

June 7, 2016 01:34 PM PDT

Description

Ammodytes hexapterus
Pacific Sand Lance or Candlefish

We found this fish up on the sand, about 30 cm from the water. Bob put it back in the water where it hovered for a moment and then dove vertically into the sand where it disappeared.

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016
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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

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Date

June 7, 2016 01:07 PM PDT

Description

Kelp Crab
Pugettia producta
This Kelp Crab blends in very well among the kelp, see if you can find it in this photo.
Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Tidepool sculpin Oligocottus maculosus

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June 7, 2016 01:04 PM PDT

Description

Tidepool Sculpin
Oligocottus maculosus

from www.edmondswa.gov/mammals-and-fish.html
Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Helmet Crab Telmessus cheiragonus

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Date

June 7, 2016 01:01 PM PDT

Description

I think this is a Helmet Crab (Telmessus cheiragonus)

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:54 PM PDT

Description

Shrimp to ID - Maybe this is Pandalus species?

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016
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Woody Chiton Mopalia lignosa

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:53 PM PDT

Description

Woody Chiton (Mopalia lignosa)
I initially thought this was a Tonicella lineata (Lined chitons)
Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:41 PM PDT

Description

Purple Sea Star
Pisaster ochraceus

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Nuttall's Cockle Clinocardium nuttallii

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:34 PM PDT

Description

Heart Cockle
Clinocardium nuttallii

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:29 PM PDT

Description

Kelp Crab
Pugettia producta

Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

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Date

June 7, 2016 12:25 PM PDT

Description

Red Rock Crab
Cancer productus
This is a male crab, it has a narrow, triangular abdominal flap
Edmonds Beach walk during -2.5 foot low tide of 7 June 2016

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Acorn Barnacle Balanus glandula

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Date

June 5, 2016 12:01 PM PDT

Description

Acorn Barnacle
Balanus glandula

Seen at intertidal zone of Golden Gardens Park, Seattle Washington during -3.6 foot low tide
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gunnels Family Pholidae

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Date

June 5, 2016 11:50 AM PDT

Description

Gunnel - in the Pholidae family
This fish behaved like an eel, seen swimming in a small tidepool.
Seen at intertidal zone of Golden Gardens Park, Seattle Washington during -3.6 foot low tide

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Flame Lined Chiton Tonicella lokii

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Date

June 5, 2016 11:33 AM PDT

Description

This is a Flame Lined Chiton (Tonicella lokii)

I originally thought it was a Lined chition (Tonicella lineata)

Seen at intertidal zone of Golden Gardens Park, Seattle Washington during -3.6 foot low tide
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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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Date

June 5, 2016 11:28 AM PDT

Description

Purple Sea Star
Pisaster ochraceus
On the underside of a very large rock/

Seen at intertidal zone of Golden Gardens Park, Seattle Washington during -3.6 foot low tide
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splendid iridescent seaweed Mazzaella splendens

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Date

June 5, 2016 10:58 AM PDT

Description

A nice example of Splendid iridescent seaweed (Mazzaella splendens), the colors of the rainbow are visible in this specimen. There are also at least four other seaweed species in this image.
Seen at intertidal zone of Golden Gardens Park, Seattle Washington during -3.6 foot low tide

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