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What

Pacific Spiketail Cordulegaster dorsalis

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

Lots of them in a clearing JJ brought me to. The sun came out and we had butterflies as well.

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Woodland Skipper Ochlodes sylvanoides

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015

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What

Satyr Comma Polygonia satyrus

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

It just won't click between Red-shouldered and Red-tailed for me. Clearly a red tail on second shot but first shot chest I thought has sort of a belt across it.

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Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 09:53 AM PDT

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What

Ruffle Lichens Genus Parmotrema

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 09:52 AM PDT

Description

Amazing fence of about a bizillion species of lichen. We giggled like Lichen nerds from sheer joy.

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What

British Soldier Lichen Cladonia cristatella

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 09:57 AM PDT

Description

Fantastic morning with JJ "metsa" Johnson, Goddess of Lichens. Interesting place I'd never been to just south/inland from Half Moon Bay.

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Threeleaf Foamflower Tiarella trifoliata var. unifoliata

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:23 AM PDT

Description

Most abundant plant in bloom this day. Interesting time of year to be in a Redwood forest. Purissima Creek. Never been back here.

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five-fingered fern Adiantum aleuticum

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:31 AM PDT

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Ruffle Lichens Genus Parmotrema

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:58 AM PDT

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water birch Betula occidentalis

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:34 AM PDT

Description

a.k.a. Red Birch. We found the Lobaria on this tree..

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California wild rose Rosa californica

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:45 AM PDT

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Crabseye Lichens Genus Ochrolechia

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:58 AM PDT

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Underwings Genus Catocala

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:17 AM PDT

Description

JJ found this wing on the ground. I think it from a Catocala moth...

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Powdery Twig Lichen Ramalina pollinaria

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:09 AM PDT

Description

I'd seen this species last in Northern California

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drops-of-gold Prosartes hookeri

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:27 AM PDT

Description

Took me awhile to find this now. JJ's guide called this " Hooker's Fairy Bells" disporum was the old genus? New plant for me.

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Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:27 AM PDT

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California Banana Slug Ariolimax californicus

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:33 AM PDT

Description

Never seen so many out. Wonder if it's their time-of-the-year to find a mate...

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What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 10:56 AM PDT

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What

American trailplant Adenocaulon bicolor

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

Description

JJ pointed out this new one for me. Unique shape to leaf and small flower.

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What

Lung Lichen Genus Lobaria

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:35 AM PDT

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What

Western wild ginger Asarum caudatum

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:38 AM PDT

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Satyr Comma Polygonia satyrus

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 11:48 AM PDT

Description

Peeled back the stinging nettle...

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Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 12:11 PM PDT

Description

Fantastic lichen walk with metsa...

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Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 12:48 PM PDT

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What

Frayed Ribbon Lichen Ramalina roesleri

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 12:51 PM PDT

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bluewitch nightshade Solanum umbelliferum

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 2, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

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What

Crabseye Lichens Genus Ochrolechia

Observer

metsa

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

on ground, attached to bark on the lower surface

there seems to be a fair amount of this here. I kept seeing it on the ground and on branches

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What

Satyr Comma Polygonia satyrus

Observer

metsa

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

ID by Robberfly

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What

Woodland Skipper Ochlodes sylvanoides

Observer

metsa

Date

August 2, 2015

Description

ID by Robberfly