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Date

August 28, 2014 04:02 PM PDT

Description

Order Trichoptera (Caddisfly) larvae which look like sticks but were in motion.

Seen in a small pond between Meadowatch Plot 4 and Plot 5
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1665 meters (5470 feet)

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

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Unidentified insect larvae and a Rana cascadae Cascades Frog tadpole, I based my shaky ID on photos from California Herps Eggs and Tadpoles of Cascades Frog - Rana cascadae and the fact that: "Cascade frog (Rana cascadae) was the most widely distributed and
abundant amphibian species in lentic habitats of MORA" according to Inventory of Aquatic Breeding Amphibians, Mount Rainier National Park, 1994-1999

Seen in a small pond between Meadowatch Plot 4 and Plot 5
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1665 meters (5470 feet)

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

What

ducksbill lousewort Pedicularis ornithorhyncha

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 03:58 PM PDT

Description

Pedicularis ornithorhyncha Birds-beak lousewort, I originally thought this was Pedicularis groenlandica Elephant's head lousewort but got some ID help.
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1655 meters (5430 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bistort Bistorta bistortoides

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 03:53 PM PDT

Description

Polygonum bistortoides (American bistort)

Meadowatch Plot 4
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1650 meters (5410 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sitka valerian Valeriana sitchensis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 03:51 PM PDT

Description

Valeriana sitchensis (Sitka valerian) I think this photo shows that each corolla has 3 stamens pretty well. ( All of the petals of the flower are called the corolla.)

Meadowatch Plot 4
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1650 meters (5410 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 03:50 PM PDT

Description

Pedicularis bracteosa (bracted lousewort)

Meadowatch Plot 4
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1650 meters (5410 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 03:30 PM PDT

Description

Erigeron peregrinus (subalpine fleabane, mountain daisy) growing in profusion near a small pond.

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1630 meters (5350 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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What

Leafy Lousewort Pedicularis racemosa

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 03:28 PM PDT

Description

Pedicularis racemosa (leafy or sickletop lousewort)

small meadow along Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1620 meters (5310 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 03:25 PM PDT

Description

Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola with ripening fruit
Magenta paintbrush
Orobanchaceae (formerly Scrophulariaceae) family
Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola at University of Washington Burke Museum

small meadow along Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1620 meters (5310 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 03:23 PM PDT

Description

Lupinus arcticus Subalpine Lupine flowering.

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

small meadow along Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1620 meters (5310 feet)

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

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Photos / Sounds

What

Hoary Marmot Marmota caligata

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 05:58 PM PDT

Description

Marmota caligata Hoary marmot

This marmot was very peaceful, even though it had been alerted to my presence by hte whistle of another nearby marmot. It was a pleasure to watch it munch away in the meadow for a few minutes.

Paradise Glacier Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1860 meters (6100 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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What

Arctic Lupine Lupinus arcticus

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

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brewbooks

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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Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

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

brewbooks

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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Photos / Sounds

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What

Blue-leaved huckleberry Vaccinium deliciosum

Observer

brewbooks

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

woodland beardtongue Nothochelone nemorosa

Observer

brewbooks

Date

August 28, 2014 02:49 PM PDT

Description

Nothochelone nemorosa
woodland beardtongue or Turtlehead
http://biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.php?Genus=Nothochelone&Species=nemorosa
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1580 meters (5180 feet)

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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What

dwarf or gray's mountain ash Sorbus sitchensis var. grayi

Observer

brewbooks

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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Photos / Sounds

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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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What

mountain spiraea Spiraea splendens

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

brewbooks

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

brewbooks

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

brewbooks

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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