Fungi

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 20, 2014

Description

on last year's wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia) stalk

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Drexel's Datana Datana drexelii

Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 20, 2014

Description

on witchhazel

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 20, 2014

Description

on wingstem beneath sycamore

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Starbellied Orbweaver Acanthepeira stellata

Observer

jwhittle

Date

May 5, 2008 11:53 AM EDT

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Baldfaced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 19, 2014 11:25 AM EDT

Description

Bnp circle plots in grand view. Base of thistle. About 14cm diameter with constant in and out of wasps. I have visited this plot weekly all summer and this is the first I noticed this enormous nest. I could easily have walked right into it.

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Black and Gold Bumblebee Bombus auricomus

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 19, 2014 10:57 AM EDT

Description

Male perching on highest features in open grassland (SW grand view alley of bnp). Lots of zooming and perching

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striped hairstreak Satyrium liparops

Date

July 2, 2014

Description

Viewed this large hairstreak (almost little wood satyr size) along the forest trail at Indigo Lake. Identified as a Striped Hairstreak based on orange cap field mark on hind wing. There has been some disagreement though, so please let me know what you think.

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What

Common Jewelweed Impatiens capensis

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 19, 2014 09:41 AM EDT

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Band-winged Grasshoppers Subfamily Oedipodinae

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 18, 2014 02:37 PM EDT

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tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 18, 2014 02:28 PM EDT

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Common Reed Phragmites australis

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 18, 2014 01:48 PM EDT

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Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 18, 2014 01:32 PM EDT

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Date

August 15, 2014 08:21 AM EDT

Description

About a dozen caterpillars on containerized swamp milkweed plants.

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green dragon Arisaema dracontium

Date

August 15, 2014 08:15 AM EDT

Description

Nice population in floodplain of Cuyahoga River.

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Blue Mud Dauber Chalybion californicum

Observer

itchymoche

Date

August 14, 2014 06:50 AM EDT

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Polygonum amphibium Persicaria amphibia

Date

August 13, 2014 03:57 PM EDT

Description

In marsh

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Large Tolype Moth Tolype velleda

Date

August 11, 2014 01:09 PM EDT

Description

Camouflaged on trunk of a small beech tree

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Silverjaw minnow Notropis buccatus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

August 8, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Specimen collected as part of an IBI survey conducted by Cleveland Metroparks natural resources staff.

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brome-like sedge Carex bromoides

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 4, 2014

Place

bath ohio (Google, OSM)

Description

BNP Tamarack bog - extensive population at SW seep. no reproductive stems seen, and certainly no perigynia

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bristle-stalked sedge Carex leptalea

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 4, 2014

Place

bath ohio (Google, OSM)

Description

The one on the right. BNP tamarack bog. Perigynia present, all at tip

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Observer

rjm2

Date

August 4, 2014

Place

bath ohio (Google, OSM)

Description

This is the coarser one on the right. No perigynia left. Scattered throughout tamarack bog at BNP. C. atlantica here has much thinner leaves (but not as thin as the C. leptalea on the left)

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Observer

rjm2

Date

August 6, 2014 12:57 PM EDT

Description

Bnp tamarack bog edge. Common on impatiens Just starting to flower

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What

fringed loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 6, 2014 12:55 PM EDT

Description

Tamarack bog bnp. Locally patchy.

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Grey-bark Elm Zelkova serrata

Observer

rjm2

Date

August 4, 2014 03:24 PM EDT

Description

Degraded woody edges of tamarack bog under pyrus and black cherry. Abundant pilea and impatiens. Leaves rough and a bit thickened. Perhaps elm or birch? But leaf bases are aymmetrical and too small 2"). Birch rare in area

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Observer

rjm2

Date

August 4, 2014 02:38 PM EDT

Description

Degraded woody edges of tamarack bog under pyrus and black cherry. Abundant pilea and impatiens. Only this one plant seen. Perhaps some sort of saxifrage ?

Fungi

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Observer

smpbiologist223

Date

August 5, 2014

Description

small white cup fungi

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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

August 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Removed from large male snapping turtle.

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Observer

ezmurtaugh

Date

July 29, 2014

Description

guessing this must be non-native?

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Indian tobacco Lobelia inflata

Observer

rjm2

Date

July 30, 2014

Description

Occasional in Grandview Alley (open european grassland) of BNP

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Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas

Observer

rjm2

Date

July 30, 2014

Description

Occasional at Bath Nature Preserve. This one was resting on Asclepias incarnata - not sure if it was actively feeding