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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

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

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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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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Date

October 9, 2014 12:10 PM EDT

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What

Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

Date

October 9, 2014 11:36 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Chestnut

Date

October 9, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

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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.

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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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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

Shrews Family Soricidae

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

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Pleasing Fungus Beetle Megalodacne heros

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

June 25, 2013

Description

Got a great macro shot of one of them here.

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What

Eastern Rat Snake Pantherophis alleghaniensis

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

May 16, 2013

Description

Looks like its about to shed.

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What

Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

May 16, 2013

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What

Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

May 16, 2013

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What

Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora cyanoptera) Vermivora cyanoptera

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

May 16, 2013

Description

Need some help with this one. It was very tiny and I could recognize the sound if I heard it. Was one long very high pitched Trrrillllllll.