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What

brittle bladderfern Cystopteris tenuis

Observer

choess

Date

November 3, 2013 02:11 PM EST

Description

Brittle bladder fern, leaves and sori. Underside of the fertile frond seems to have orange insect eggs on it.

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What

purple-stem cliffbrake Pellaea atropurpurea

Observer

choess

Date

November 3, 2013 02:16 PM EST

Description

A rather scraggly purple cliff-brake growing from mortar in a stone culvert.

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What

silvery glade fern Deparia acrostichoides

Observer

choess

Date

June 30, 2012 04:23 PM EDT

Description

Silvery glade fern. The "herringbone" soral pattern can be seen embossing the upper surface of the blade.

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What

narrow-leaved glade fern Homalosorus pycnocarpos

Observer

choess

Date

June 30, 2012 04:21 PM EDT

Description

Glade fern.

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What

Leafcup Polymnia canadensis

Observer

choess

Date

June 30, 2012 04:06 PM EDT

Description

Whiteflower leafcup.

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Observer

rjclemmer

Date

October 22, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Description

Along the road near Tucquan Glen

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What

Spikenards Genus Aralia

Observer

rjclemmer

Date

October 21, 2014 01:02 PM EDT

Description

Stand of at least 30 trees

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What

Gastropods Class Gastropoda

Date

October 11, 2014 12:58 PM EDT

Description

Slug on House Rock

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What

Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

Date

October 9, 2014 11:36 AM EDT

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What

Chestnut

Date

October 9, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Spice Bush

Date

October 9, 2014 11:09 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

Date

October 9, 2014 12:10 PM EDT

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Date

October 9, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

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Date

October 9, 2014 10:18 AM EDT

Description

Simple, ovate leaf with each lateral vein ending in a point. Leaf margin doubly serrate. Trunk and branches are characteristically muscular textured.

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What

American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Carpinus caroliniana

Observer

rjclemmer

Date

October 9, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

Description

All along the stream at Trout Run

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kathrynsfuller5

Date

August 10, 2014 01:41 PM EDT

Description

Small insect with ice blue legs and antenna.

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What

Mariposa cometa Eurytides marcellus

Observer

choess

Date

June 25, 2014 12:35 PM EDT

Description

Zebra swallowtail. Puddling along the side of the road at Erbs Mill. I don't see these very often, but the larval food plant, the pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is common in the lower Susquehanna valley.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

choess

Date

June 25, 2014 11:50 AM EDT

Description

Black rat snake? Very mellow. There was a recently shed skin nearby. Basking on schist outcrops by the railroad at the mouth of Tucquan Glen.

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What

Appalachian shoestring fern Vittaria appalachiana

Observer

choess

Date

June 25, 2014 09:47 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mostly weft fern (Crepidomanes intricatum), but on the right side, you can see the thalloid gametophyte of Appalachian shoestring fern (Vittaria appalachiana) peeking out. Crevice in a large mica schist outcrop, Kelly's Run.

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What

weft fern Crepidomanes intricatum

Observer

choess

Date

June 25, 2014 09:47 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Gametophyte of weft fern, close up (the patch is somewhat larger than my thumbnail). In a sheltered crevice in a large mica-schist outcrop.

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What

great rhododendron Rhododendron maximum

Observer

choess

Date

March 22, 2014 11:56 AM EDT

Description

Gorge of Tucquan Creek, with thick understory of Rhododendron maximum. The cool, shaded microclimate of the gorge was very noticeable.

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What

mountain spleenwort Asplenium montanum

Observer

choess

Date

March 22, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Description

Mountain spleenwort. Growing on schist of Octoraro Formation, high ridge just south of mouth of Tucquan Creek. More or less frequent on rock outcrops in this area, and a parent of many of the F1 and tetraploid spleenwort hybrids in the area.

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What

lobed spleenwort Asplenium pinnatifidum

Observer

choess

Date

March 22, 2014 01:15 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Growing in a crevice high in a large outcrop of Octoraro Formation schist.

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Square

What

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 19, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This was out in the middle of the river so it was hard to get a sharp image. I took advantage when it flapped its wings. Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe its a juvenile Common Merganser?

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What

Common Eastern Bumblebee Bombus impatiens

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 6, 2013

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What

Life

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 6, 2013

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What

Legumes Family Fabaceae

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 6, 2013

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What

Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicauda

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

June 25, 2013

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What

Eastern Rat Snake Pantherophis alleghaniensis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

June 25, 2013

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What

Harvestman Phalangium opilio

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

June 25, 2013