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watermint Mentha aquatica

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

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Yellow Garden Spider Argiope aurantia

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Biggest one I've seen. At edge of lake.

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Skippers Family Hesperiidae

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

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Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Two individuals here.

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Two observed/pictured (across lake from each other).

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Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

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California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Large colony (near picnic area - note the peanut).

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Domestic Dog Canis familiaris

Observer

direbecca

Date

September 2, 2015
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

troyboy_jr

Date

September 1, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

Description

I cannot identify the species of this tree. Every year around the middle of summer, it bears large, spherical buds that drop from the tree all over our driveway. The outside is soft and there is a large, hard nut inside.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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richardwasson

Date

September 1, 2015

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Turkey Mullein Croton setigerus

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direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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California Sister Adelpha californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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grassy tarweed Madia gracilis

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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panicled willowherb Epilobium brachycarpum

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

Along edge of marsh.

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Pacific false bindweed Calystegia purpurata

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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California Spikenard Aralia californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Wolf Spiders Family Lycosidae

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Common Cattail Typha latifolia

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

2 individuals in pond

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marsh baccharis Baccharis glutinosa

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Cardinal Meadowhawk Sympetrum illotum

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Hayfield Tarweed Hemizonia congesta

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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large leatherroot Hoita macrostachya

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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Skippers Family Hesperiidae

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

Saw many around the Preserve this day.

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Jimsonweeds Genus Datura

Observer

richardwasson

Date

August 28, 2015

Description

This looks like a native but was growing in someone's yard. Note the fruiting bodies in the second picture.