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Yellow-bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris

Observer

bdandrews

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

This little marmot was bound and determined to get into and inspect a couple of packs that climbers had left by the trail side. Very cute!

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Pedicularis attolens Pedicularis attollens

Observer

cathychambers

Date

August 12, 2014 09:28 AM PDT

Description

Orobanchaceae family on trail from tuolume horsecamp toward Lyell canyon

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Elephant's Head Pedicularis groenlandica

Observer

crotalinae

Date

July 11, 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Description

growing in a wet meadow under willows.

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Yellow-bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 5, 2014

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Mountain Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 5, 2014

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Yosemite Toad Anaxyrus canorus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Davidson's Penstemon Penstemon davidsonii

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 14, 2014 12:07 AM PDT

Description

Penstemon davidsonii

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cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:49 PM PDT

Description

Sibbaldia procumbens

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purple mountainheath Phyllodoce breweri

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:38 PM PDT

Description

Phyllodoce breweri

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Monocots (Class Liliopsida) Class Liliopsida

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:46 PM PDT

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Sierran cushion wild buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:10 PM PDT

Description

Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale

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cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:15 PM PDT

Description

Potentilla gracilis

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cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 11:09 PM PDT

Description

Linum lewisii

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mountain coyote mint Monardella odoratissima

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 10:57 PM PDT

Description

Monardella odoratissima

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Swamp onion Allium validum

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 10:48 PM PDT

Description

Allium validum

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slender cinquefoil Potentilla gracilis

Observer

cercis14

Date

July 13, 2014 10:50 PM PDT

Description

Potentilla gracilis

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nicetim

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Photo underwater about 10cm. Organism is approx 5cm.

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Human Homo sapiens

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Description

robberfly's slow march towards Cassiope Blue

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robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014 10:13 AM PDT

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robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Description

Doesn't really match the two in Laws guide...

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Heathers Family Ericaceae

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Description

Western Labrador Tea ( Ledum glandulosum)?

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alpine sorrel Oxyria digyna

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014 10:10 AM PDT

Description

Host for Edith's Copper

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Grasshoppers Suborder Caelifera

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 28, 2014

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Lupine Blue Plebejus lupini

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

A lifer for me. Up on the saddle before the lake. Both Pyle and Davenport at the compilation afterwards walked me through why this wasn't P. acmon. The elevation, the black chevrons above the aurora and P. acmon not found this high. They clearly...know more...than my...lumping instinct.

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robberfly

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Bodie, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

By the time we found this slope with tons of butterflies, the Monsoonal storm was already forming. It got bleaker and bleak by the minute.
This subspecies was split in '63 from the Southern P. c. sol.
Yosemite Butterfly Count

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Edith's Copper Lycaena editha

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Bodie, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Yosemite Butterfly Count

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Shasta Blue Plebejus shasta

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

The Yosemite Butterfly Count. 4th Year. Myself and Greg Kareofelas lead a group to Gaylor Lake and Gaylor Peak. Rained the night before and the only sun we had was in the pre-noon hours.

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Lewis' Monkeyflower Mimulus lewisii

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Walker Creek. The last time I tried to key one of these from the Sierra , I blew it. I was a huge, waste high, outcrop of these. Nothing in Laws looks like it.

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Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Walker Creek

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robberfly

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

"The Black Tachinid Fly" - keyed by using Laws Sierra Nevada Field Guide. Observed right behind Ellery Lake Dam