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What

California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

a3d3vyth

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

I found a few slender salamanders under fallen logs. It was kind of surprising to see them since the ground was pretty dry. This one had a unique golden coloration.

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What

Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

Observer

a3d3vyth

Date

March 2, 2015

Place

st. helena (Google, OSM)

Description

I found one Ensatina under fallen bark. Looks like an Oregon Ensatina, but this coloration is new to me.

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What

Sand Fringepod Thysanocarpus curvipes

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Indian Warrior Pedicularis densiflora

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Wavy Leaf Paintbrush Castilleja applegatei

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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Woolly Indian Paintbrush Castilleja foliolosa

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Small Baby Blue-eyes Nemophila heterophylla

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Torrent Sedge Carex nudata

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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What

western virgin's bower Clematis ligusticifolia

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Miniature Lupine Lupinus bicolor

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Fremont's deathcamas Toxicoscordion fremontii

Observer

th0th

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

I'd guess these two were mother and her yearling.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

Saw many (counted about 12) over a few hours of hiking, but could not get a photo. Unfortunately (for the butterfly) the crab spider made these photos possible.

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California Saxifrage Micranthes californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Californian black oak Quercus kelloggii

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

Flowering

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Henderson's Shooting Star Dodecatheon hendersonii

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Coffee Fern Pellaea andromedifolia

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

Leaves just unfurling.

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Silver Bush Lupine Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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What

blue dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Honey Bees Apis mellifera

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

Large group at a seep area.

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Purple Sanicle Sanicula bipinnatifida

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Polypody Ferns Genus Polypodium

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

About 40 individuals here.

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Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila menziesii

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

direbecca

Date

February 26, 2015

Description

Large stand of this flower on a rocky hillside.