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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

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icosahedron

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October 20, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

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couleeca

Date

October 11, 2014 11:21 AM PDT

Description

Mystery oak gall, soft and spongy, on leather oak. Pepperwood Preserve near Dwight Center.

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Western Paper Wasp Mischocyttarus flavitarsis

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icosahedron

Date

October 1, 2014 11:24 AM PDT

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Epilobium Epilobium canum ssp. mexicanum

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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hummingbird sage Salvia spathacea

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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evelynch

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October 6, 2014

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Spike-rush Eleocharis geniculata

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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blue wild rye Elymus glaucus

Observer

evelynch

Date

the past

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evelynch

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the past

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purple needle grass Nassella pulchra

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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Idaho bent grass Agrostis idahoensis

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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California fescue Festuca californica

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evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Description

about 20 feet tall. at first I thought it was a toyon but the fruit isn't growing in clusters like toyon.

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Oregon-grape Berberis aquifolium

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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fat-hen Atriplex prostrata

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evelynch

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October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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whiteroot or santa barbara sedge Carex barbarae

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Spiny Cocklebur Xanthium spinosum

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evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

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icosahedron

Date

October 1, 2014 12:07 AM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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icosahedron

Date

September 19, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

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Red Cone Gall Wasp Andricus kingi

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dave-barry

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata).

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Banded Garden Spider Argiope trifasciata

Observer

dave-barry

Date

September 16, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:35 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 12:33 PM PDT

Description

According to the sign, these abundant and regularly-spaced knots on the branches of California-grown quince trees are bacterial galls. Found an old book describing them and saying the cause wan't well-determined yet:

http://books.google.com/books?id=lBRJAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA555&ots=Qz7ssY8yju&dq=quince%20branch%20galls&pg=PA555#v=onepage&q=quince%20branch%20galls&f=false

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 12:38 PM PDT

Description

Lots of these in the zinnias.

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Leafhoppers and Treehoppers Superfamily Membracoidea

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 01:02 PM PDT

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