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What

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

Description

When I saw this raptor I thought it looked like a Peregrine falcon but they're not usually there. Even with my binoculars it was hard to ID due to the poor light.

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What

wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

White spruce Picea glauca

Observer

kwinquist

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard of someones property, In between 2 houses

Height- 60 feet

Needles are a blueish green color

Needles curve upward

Needles are stiff and pointy

At the top of the branches, the needles grow in bundles of about 7

One side of needle is white, other side is green

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What

Pin oak Quercus palustris

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

In someones front yard close to a road

Height- 100 feet

Alternate vein arrangement

Fairly deep lobes

Ends come to sharp points

Not toothed

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What

Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Tree lawn of someones property

Height- 50 feet

Several leaflets on one leaf

Opposite leaf arrangement

Alternate vein arrangement

Equal number of leaflets on each side of branch

1 main vein per leaflet

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What

European wild apple Malus sylvestris

Observer

kwinquist

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

Seville, OH

At an apple tree farm (Geigs orchard)

Height- 10 feet

Alternate leaf arrangement

1 main vein

Veins curve upward toward tip of leaf

Apples are present in tree

No apples have fallen off tree

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What

shagbark hickory Carya ovata

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard, in between 2 yards next to a street

Height- 120 feet

Opposite vein arrangement

Compound leaf type

1 main vein per leaflet

5 leaflets per leaf

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What

Horse-Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Backyard of someones property

Height- 40 feet

Some buckeyes on tree, some off

Some in the shell, some out of the shell

Alternate vein arrangement

Parts of the leaves were brown

Bluntly toothed

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What

Hiba Arbor-vitae Thujopsis dolabrata

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side of a patio in someones backyard

Height- 60 feet

Alternate needle arrangement

Needles are flat

Multiple kinds of the same tree right next to eachother

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What

Douglas-firs Genus Pseudotsuga

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard of someones property

Height- 100 feet

Needles are all individual

Point and curve upward

Middle of the branch changes direction

Photos / Sounds

What

White Pine Pinus strobus

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard next to a house

Height- 70 feet

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What

Norway Spruce Picea abies

Observer

mclardy

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Mixed grass and trees
55 ft tall
needly leaves that are shortneedle-like
needles single, not in clusters
shiny green
long cones with blunt tips
cones 4 - 8 inches long
branchlets droop

Photos / Sounds

What

White Pine Pinus strobus

Observer

mclardy

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Mixed grass and trees
35 ft tall
needly leaves
needles are in bundles of 5
needles are 2-5 inches long
slender cones
cone dry and hard
scales thick
cone 4" to 8" long, with stalk

Photos / Sounds

What

Callery Pear Pyrus calleryana

Observer

mclardy

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Streetside treelawn
oval leaves
simple leaves
not lobed
fine, double teeth
all teeth same size
shorter stem
Fruit round, clustered loosely
has a large pit
fruit is greater than 1 inch long
pink at maturity
In autumn the leaves turn bright red to dark red

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What

Blue Spruce Picea pungens

Observer

mhenning

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

No trees around it
Gymnosperm
Needles
About 15 ft tall tree
In my front yard
Scaly bark

Photos / Sounds

What

arborvitae Thuja occidentalis

Observer

mhenning

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Few trees around it
Gymnosperm
About 7 ft tall tree
In my backyard
Rough bark

Photos / Sounds

What

White Pine Pinus strobus

Observer

mhenning

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Tree is about 10 ft tall
Near few other trees
It's a gymnosperm
It has needles
Smooth bark

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What

Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

In someones front yard

Height- 20 feet

Main veins start at base of the leaf at one central point

Alternate vein arrangement

Leaf type- Simple

Has no teeth

No lobes

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What

Black Walnut Juglans nigra

Observer

mclardy

Date

September 27, 2014

Description

wooded area
multiple leaflets that are similar in size and shape
leaflets not parallel
compound
pinnately compound
margins toothed
oblong nut with rounded ridges
enclosed by thick husk

Photos / Sounds

What

Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata

Observer

mclardy

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Wooded area
20 ft tall
5-7 leaflets on thick twig
loose papery bark
nuts are rounded at base
long leaves
compound
pinnately compound
margins toothed

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What

American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua

Observer

mclardy

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Open area with trees and grass
Approximately 30 ft tall
Spiky seedballs
Star shaped leaves
Leaves arranged in spiral on stem.
simple
lobed
notches between lobes V-shaped
5 lobes

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What

Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

feeding platform composed of Pickerelweed stems

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What

common bladderwort Utricularia vulgaris

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

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What

redroot flatsedge Cyperus erythrorhizos

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

Growing on wet tussocks in boggy marsh

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What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

sandy44215

Date

September 20, 2014

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Observer

itchymoche

Date

September 20, 2014 06:34 PM EDT

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What

Banded Garden Spider Argiope trifasciata

Observer

itchymoche

Date

September 20, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

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What

bronze copper Lycaena hyllus

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

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Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014