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Licorice Fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Observer

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Date

February 20, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Description

These Polypodium glycyrrhiza (licorice fern) were growing in profusion on the ground at Shoreview Park. I typically finds these growing on trees such a Big Leaf Maples.

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Common Land Snails and Slugs Order Stylommatophora

Observer

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Date

February 20, 2015 02:02 PM PST

Description

Snail in genus Helminthoglypta was residing in Leaf litter

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Spotted Coralroot Corallorhiza maculata

Observer

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Date

February 20, 2015 01:59 PM PST

Description

Corallorhiza maculata orchid growing under a stand of Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

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Date

January 26, 2015 08:47 AM PST

Description

Neighborhood crows hanging out in a birch tree on a foggy day. I am pretty sure the same group visit us every day.

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What

Domestic Chicken Gallus gallus ssp. domesticus

Observer

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Date

January 23, 2015 12:12 PM PST

Description

One of our neighbor's chickens is quite adventurous, it seems to wander the neighborhood searching for food.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

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Date

August 8, 2006 11:11 AM PDT

Description

I think this is Solidago simplex, ID help appreciated. Seen on the way back to Sunrise from First Burroughs

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Observer

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Date

August 8, 2006 11:11 AM PDT

Description

Eriogonum pyrolifolium (Dirty Socks)

A foul smelling plant

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What

Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus

Observer

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Date

January 1, 2015 11:07 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I am pretty certain this is a Sharp shinned hawk, sorry for the poor quality image, that was the best I could do.

Seen while on a long walk on the first day of 2015.

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What

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

Observer

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Date

October 31, 2005 02:29 PM PST

Description

Fringilla coelebs (Common chaffinch )
Up for an early morning walk at Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, NZ

European native bird, an invasive species in New Zealand.

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Photos / Sounds

Observer

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Date

February 5, 2006 04:46 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Southern island mallow
Malvaceae Dicot
San Clemente, Santa Catalina Islands
originally found only on the Channel Islands

Viewed at Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens (near Avalon)

plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LAASG
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

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Date

February 5, 2006 04:56 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Catalina Island Manzanita
Arctostaphylos catalinae
Ericaceae
Catalina Island endemic

Viewed at Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens (near Avalon)

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What

False azalea Menziesia ferruginea

Observer

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Date

August 3, 2007 07:06 PM PDT

Description

Menziesia ferruginea
Hungry Point Trail through muskeg (peat bog)
Petersburg, Kupreanof Island, Alaska

www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/journals/pnw_1985_robuck001.pdf

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What

Darkling Beetle Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

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Date

October 4, 2014 05:39 PM PDT

Description

Darkling beetle, while on a walk through my town of Lake Forest Park, Washington.

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What

Coyote Canis latrans

Observer

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Date

October 20, 2014 11:45 PM PDT

Description

I saw a coyote as I drove to my house late at night. I surprised this coyote as I drove down the street, it was a smaller than I usually see but the tail was quite distinct and I was less than 5 meters from it.

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What

Douglas' Squirrel Tamiasciurus douglasii

Observer

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Date

October 4, 2014 05:34 PM PDT

Description

Douglas Squirrel, seen dead on road while on a walk through my town of Lake Forest Park, Washington. I often see Eastern Gray Squirrels while out walking but this is the first Douglas Squirrel I have seen in this area.

To update, the speed limit on this road is 25 mph(40 km/hr).

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What

Sitka valerian Valeriana sitchensis

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:24 PM PDT

Description

Valeriana sitchensis (Sitka valerian) ripening fruit and releasing seed (the feathery portion of the plant that is released into the wind).

nearby Meadowatch Plot 8
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1840 meters (6040 feet)

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

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What

Cliff Beardtongue Penstemon rupicola

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:15 PM PDT

Description

Penstemon rupicola flowering

Between Meadowatch Plot 7 and Plot 8
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1820 meters (5970 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

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:15 PM PDT

Description

Valeriana sitchensis (Sitka valerian)

Between Meadowatch Plot 7 and Plot 8
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1820 meters (5970 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 05:14 PM PDT

Description

Luetkea pectinata Partridgefoot
Between Meadowatch Plot 7 and Plot 8
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1820 meters (5970 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 05:14 PM PDT

Description

White and purple Lupinus arcticus Subalpine Lupine flowering.

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

Between Meadowatch Plot 7 and Plot 8
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1810 meters (5940 feet)

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

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What

Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens

Observer

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Date

September 22, 2014 11:17 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sequoia sempervirens Coast redwood growing in Lake Forest Park, Washington. I noticed this tree on one of my frequent walking routes, I must have walked past it hundreds of times without paying attention.

This tree is well outside it's natural range (California coast) but it seems to be doing well.

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What

Western White Pine Pinus monticola

Observer

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Date

September 22, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This Western White Pine Pinus monticola is near my house. It has been diseased for several years and now is starting to be a hazard. I'll be sad to see it go, it is probably older than me.

I am not sure what killed it, I know one common disease is white pine blister rust.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 07:16 PM PDT

Description

This male Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) sort of surprised me as I was heading back down the trail in the late afternoon. The antlers are covered in velvet.

descending 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

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What

True Sedges Genus Carex

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:09 PM PDT

Description

Carex (Sedge) species to identify

It had an edge so I think it is a sedge, but my ID I shall hedge.

near Meadowatch Plot 7
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1805 meters (5922 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western anemone Anemone occidentalis

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:09 PM PDT

Description

Anemone occidentalis Western pasqueflower just starting the ripening fruit phenophase

near Meadowatch Plot 7
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1805 meters (5922 feet)

Hiking and botanize in Reflection Lakes and Paradise area of Mount Rainier as part of MeadoWatch
near Meadowatch Plot 7
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1805 meters (5922 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wandering daisy Erigeron peregrinus

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 05:09 PM PDT

Description

Erigeron peregrinus (Mountain daisy)in transition from flowering to ripening fruit
Meadowatch Plot 7
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1805 meters (5922 feet)

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Mountain-heather Phyllodoce empetriformis

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 04:56 PM PDT

Description

Phyllodoce empetriformis Pink mountain heather flowering
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1780 meters (5840 feet)

Between Meadowatch Plot 6 and Plot 7

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 04:50 PM PDT

Description

High Mountain Grasshopper (Suborder Caelifera - Grasshoppers) on Anemone occidentalis Western pasqueflower.

From a note in Bugguide:
"Typical candidates for high elevation grasshoppers in the Pacific Northwest include Trimerotropis and Circotettix."
bugguide.net/node/view/340504/bgimage

I think this is in the Subfamily Oedipodinae - Band-winged Grasshoppers.

Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1755 meters (5760 feet)

Between Meadowatch Plot 6 and Plot 7

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

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Photos / Sounds

What

Western anemone Anemone occidentalis

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2014 04:50 PM PDT

Description

Anemone occidentalis Western pasqueflower ripening fruit
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1755 meters (5760 feet)

Between Meadowatch Plot 6 and Plot 7

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

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Date

August 28, 2014 04:49 PM PDT

Description

Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola flowering
Magenta paintbrush
Orobanchaceae (formerly Scrophulariaceae) family
Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola at Burke Museum

near Meadowatch Plot 6
Lakes Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
Elevation 1745 meters (5725 feet)

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

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