Photos / Sounds

Observer

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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What

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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Photos / Sounds

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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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What

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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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

Photos / Sounds

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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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What

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:14 PM PST

Description

A not very healthy Arbutus menziesii (Pacific madrone)

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

Arbutus menziesii has been disappearing in the Pacific Northwest, see The Decline of the Pacific Madrone

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What

Redwood-sorrel Oxalis oregana

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:29 PM PST

Description

Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana) growing under conifer forest

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park on a sunny afternoon in March.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:40 PM PST

Description

I initially thought this was a House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)

Seen in a wetland area while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park on a sunny afternoon in March.

Photos / Sounds

What

Licorice Fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Description

These Polypodium glycyrrhiza (licorice fern) were growing in profusion on the ground at Shoreview Park. I typically finds these growing on trees such a Big Leaf Maples.

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Pacific sideband Monadenia fidelis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:02 PM PST

Description

Snail (Monadenia fidelis) was residing in Leaf litter

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Spotted Coralroot Corallorhiza maculata

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 01:59 PM PST

Description

Corallorhiza maculata orchid growing under a stand of Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tapioca Slime Mold Brefeldia maxima

Observer

amarena

Date

January 6, 2015 10:31 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

pacific yew Taxus brevifolia

Observer

amberlei

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

slager

Date

August 11, 2013

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What

Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

kmarena

Date

October 6, 2014

Description

Northern Flicker ~ Colaptes
In search of food

Photos / Sounds

What

parson spider Herpyllus ecclesiasticus

Observer

kmarena

Date

September 29, 2014

Description

Ground Spider found on my kitchen counter this morning. So "where" was this guy while I slept? Underbelly picture also included.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii

Observer

kmarena

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

Bewick's Wren taking a break. I have never seen a bird yawn before.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fly

Observer

hlflores

Date

August 12, 2014 12:43 PM PDT

Description

Very small green fly, orange tinted eyes dining on bird fecal matter

Photos / Sounds

What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ynommytnageek

Date

July 17, 2014 04:36 PM PDT

Description

Yellow and black stripes, transluscent wings, yellow fuzz coming out of black eyes, black legs and a pointy black needle like structure protruding from its face.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ynommytnageek

Date

July 17, 2014 04:12 PM PDT

Description

Blue Jay. Black base with interspersed bright blue feather. Feathers on head are short and unkempt.

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Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:59 AM PDT

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Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:57 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:57 AM PDT

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Observer

chasecparker

Date

June 9, 2014 11:57 AM PDT