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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mengebret22

Date

April 7, 2015

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mengebret22

Date

April 7, 2015

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Himalayan Blackberry Rubus armeniacus

Observer

mengebret22

Date

April 7, 2015

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Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

mengebret22

Date

April 7, 2015

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Observer

bonniehenwood3

Date

April 16, 2015 10:32 AM PDT

Description

Millipede found under a rock, need to know order

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Vinemaple

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malculbertson

Date

April 14, 2015

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kapenrod

Date

April 4, 2015

Description

Very large tree with expansive, opposite patterned branches. Hanging clusters of yellow flowers. Large singly serrated green leaves with 5 lobes. Ridged, light brownish gray bark with lots of white fungus. Deciduous.

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Killer Whale Orcinus orca

Observer

hmjohnson

Date

September 21, 2013 05:05 PM PDT

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 26, 2015 04:36 PM PDT

Description

Equisetum arvense Field Horsetail emerging
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Wood Sorrels Genus Oxalis

Observer

rainmuffin

Date

March 30, 2015 02:56 PM ICT

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brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

Description

Equisetum hyemale (Scouring-rush horsetail)
biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.ph...
growing on a hillside among Polystichum munitum (western sword fern)
Shoreline, Washington, USA
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red alder Alnus rubra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

Description

Alnus rubra Red alder male catkin (I think)
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Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:10 PM PDT

Description

Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood) buds. They are sticky and smell pretty good, sort of a resin odor. They contain Salicin, which is an anti-inflammatory compound.

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Bluebells Genus Hyacinthoides

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rainmuffin

Date

March 24, 2015 11:34 AM ICT

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brewbooks

Date

March 22, 2015 10:58 AM PDT

Description

I think this is Cepaea nemoralis (Grove snail) seen while on a walk in Lake Forest Park, Washington, USA

These are a form of banded snail, originally from Europe. They can have quite a verity of banding patterns.
Check out www.molluscs.at/gastropoda/terrestrial.html?/gastropoda/t... for more info.
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bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 22, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Description

Acer macrophyllum ( bigleaf maple) seen while on a walk in Lake Forest Park, Washington, USA

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What

western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:55 PM PDT

Description

Lysichiton americanus (western skunk cabbage) emerging and Alnus rubra (red alder) grow in a wet area near a creek.
On a walk in my town, Lake Forest Park, Washington.
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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:27 PM PDT

Description

Mallard pair, seen at Grace Cole Nature Park, Lake Forest Park, Washington

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salmonberry Rubus spectabilis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:26 PM PDT

Description

Rubus spectabilis (salmonberry) starting to flower
seen at Grace Cole Nature Park, Lake Forest Park, Washington
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Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 10, 2015 12:40 PM PDT

Description

Urtica dioica (stinging nettle)
Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

slager

Date

March 11, 2015

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American Robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

aproseto

Date

March 14, 2015 03:38 PM PDT

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Prunus yedoensis Prunus avium

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 7, 2015 02:33 PM PST

Description

The cherry trees (Prunus yedoensis) are coming into blossom on the University of Washington campus and we are experiencing some sunshine in early March so everyone was out exploring.

Seen on a walk from my house to University of Washington on a fine Saturday afternoon.
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Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 9, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Description

Hylatomus pileatus (Pileated woodpecker) seen pecking away at the base of a tree while I was walking in Lake Forest Park, Washington

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

December 7, 2014 01:24 PM PST

Description

Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed hawk) in a Tsuga heterophylla (Western hemlock) tree. The crow fling away had just finished a noisy mobbing attack, dive bombing the hawk.

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What

western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:32 PM PST

Description

Lysichiton americanus (Western skunk cabbage)

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 01:41 PM PST

Description

I think these are iron fixing bacteria in Boeing Creek, within the Comamonadaceae family; possibly genus Sphaerotilus or Leptothrix based on a little research on why the water is orange

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:05 PM PST

Description

I think this Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas Fir) is the tallest in Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park. A sign next to it states that it is 61 meters (200 feet) tall with a circumference of of 5.87 meters (231 inches).

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osoberry Oemleria cerasiformis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 03:33 PM PST

Description

Oemleria cerasiformis (Indian Plum or osoberry) emerging. I originally thought this was Holodiscus discolor ( Ocean Spray ). Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Horsetails Genus Equisetum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:57 PM PST

Description

Equisetum (Horsetail) species emerging from a small creek. Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park