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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 27, 2014 03:19 PM PDT

Description

Mystery on the underside of a bean leaf.

Raised. Leaf otherwise healthy. Fungus or bugs?

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Spiders Order Araneae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 27, 2014 03:19 PM PDT

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Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii

Observer

dpom

Date

September 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

rounded tail tip when it flew

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Lima Bean Phaseolus lunatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 27, 2014 12:53 PM PDT

Description

Variety "Hopi Pole," showing a couple of variable seed features common in Phaseolus:

-When first shelled/not 100% dry, many seeds will look white instead of their true, final color. In the first photo the one white seed will dry down and become brilliant orange like the others.

-In patterned seeds, it's pretty common for the pattern to "reverse," so a plant that's primarily orange beans with red speckles will make a few red beans with orange speckles. Usually this seems to be on a pod-by-pod basis, but sometimes it's in the same pod, like in the second photo. I've somewhere seen this reversal also called "day for night."

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California Broom Acmispon glaber var. glaber

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rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Description

Very dry from extensive drought in the area on one way road near vista hill in foothills park

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Oats Genus Avena

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rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 08:21 AM PDT

Description

On one way road above Foothills Park interpretive center

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naked buckwheat Eriogonum nudum

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rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 08:14 AM PDT

Description

On the one way road above the Foothills Park interpretive center

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Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 07:53 AM PDT

Description

Eating acorns at Orchsrd Gle picnic area

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Mule Deer Odocoileus hemionus

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rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 07:51 AM PDT

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On dam face near Boronda Lake

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Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia

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rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Description

Behind Foothills interpretive center

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

rangerrich

Date

September 2, 2014 07:49 AM PDT

Description

On dam next to Boronda Lake

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Crabseye Lichens Genus Ochrolechia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:58 AM PDT

Description

Crusting on wood.

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Rock Shields Genus Xanthoparmelia

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 08:48 AM PDT

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Sunburst Lichens Genus Xanthoria

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Description

Like maritime Sunburst lichen but yellow.

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funnel weavers Family Agelenidae

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:15 AM PDT

Description

Had just shed its exoskeleton (next to it) - found inside shaded concrete structure.

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Maritime Sunburst Lichen Xanthoria parietina

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:55 AM PDT

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Lichen

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:11 AM PDT

Description

Bush lichen?

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Description

Bush lichen?

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:05 AM PDT
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Lichen Kingdom Fungi

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:02 AM PDT

Description

Like maritime sunburst lichen but yellow.

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:11 AM PDT

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Hayfield Tarweed Hemizonia congesta

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 11:06 AM PDT

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Common Manzanita Arctostaphylos manzanita

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

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Hayfield Tarweed Hemizonia congesta

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 11:06 AM PDT

Description

Petals are more stuck together - not sure if this is tarweed. But everything else looks the same...

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Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 11:08 AM PDT

Description

Female?

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Description

Larger than a horsefly, slow in the air.

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Woodland Skipper Ochlodes sylvanoides

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:56 AM PDT

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Willowherbs Genus Epilobium

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:55 AM PDT

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 10:54 AM PDT

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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anudibranchmom

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August 29, 2014 10:54 AM PDT