Insects

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What

Insect Class Insecta

Observer

touchearth

Date

May 22, 2015 06:32 PM PDT

Description

13 of these insects gather on a newly-opened Soap Plant (Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum) flower.

We saw these same insects gathered in ones or twos on a few other blossoms (see the other photo), but we only saw two blossoms, both on the same plant, with this number of the insect.

Edgewood Trail

May 22, 2015, Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve, San Mateo County, CA, USA
CC By-NC-SA 2015 Laurie Alexander

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What

amole Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum

Observer

touchearth

Date

May 22, 2015 04:44 PM PDT

Description

One or two flowers on each branch of a stem open in the late afternoon. Today was overcast, windy, cool (60's). Did that affect the time the blossoms opened? Didn't seem to affect the number that opened.

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Observer

touchearth

Date

May 22, 2015

Description

Four chambered fruit, opened, with one seed left.

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What

Mosses, Hornworts, and Liverworts Phylum Bryophyta

Observer

jenycheng

Date

May 21, 2015 07:10 PM PDT

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What

holly-leaved cherry Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:53 PM PDT

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California pitcher sage Lepechinia calycina

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:43 PM PDT

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chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:32 PM PDT
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:11 PM PDT

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Franciscan onion Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:07 PM PDT

Place

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What

ocean spray Holodiscus discolor

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:08 PM PDT

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Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 07:01 PM PDT

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golden yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 07:00 PM PDT

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wicker buckwheat Eriogonum luteolum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:51 PM PDT

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:58 PM PDT

Description

Quail is on diagonal branch of tree, approximately 2/3 of the way up the branch.

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naked buckwheat Eriogonum nudum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:49 PM PDT

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chaparral false bindweed Calystegia occidentalis

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:52 PM PDT

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hillside gooseberry Ribes californicum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:45 PM PDT
Insects

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What

insect Class Insecta

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:33 PM PDT

Description

On soap plant flowers.

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What

Wavy-leafed Soap Plant Chlorogalum pomeridianum

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:26 PM PDT

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thistle

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:24 PM PDT

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kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:08 PM PDT

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kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:22 PM PDT

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Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 21, 2015 06:06 PM PDT

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What

Salsify Tragopogon porrifolius

Observer

amen2stamens

Date

May 21, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

Description

Oyster plant?

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What

Plant Bugs Family Miridae

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 20, 2015 10:32 AM PDT

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

May 16, 2015 02:59 PM PDT

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Banana Slugs Genus Ariolimax

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helpme123456

Date

February 16, 2015 01:16 PM PST

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Yorkshire fog Holcus lanatus

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jsifuenteswinter

Date

May 15, 2015 03:31 PM PDT

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What

Yellow Mariposa Lily Calochortus luteus

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ross2

Date

May 14, 2015 05:04 PM PDT

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What

chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum

Observer

ross2

Date

May 14, 2015 05:25 PM PDT