Green plant found in Grandma's back yard.
Yes it's very edited, but I took this in Chattanooga.
This organism was observed on a private property in Hixson, Tennessee. This organism has been identified as a Loblolly Pine. Loblolly pines are gymnosperms that are greatly abundant in the Southeast. It is a fast growing tree reaching 50 ft. tall in just 20 years. Loblolly pines utilize a root system that stretches about 35 inches below the surface. It requires about 35-65 inches of annual rainfall and the pine is said to be the leader in commercial timber for the Southeastern United States.
ALWAYS see deer in backyard at home in Chattanooga, TN
Saw in backyard of house in Chattanooga, TN
It's a little blurry so you cant see the beautiful pattern on its back.
These organisms were seen in a silken sac attached to a deck of a private home in Hixson, Tennessee. The organisms have been identified as Yellow Sac Spiders. Yellow Sac Spiders are invertebrates and are of the genus Cheiracanthium. Yellow Sac Spiders are generally pale color with a beige colored abdomen. A male only grows up to 10 millimeters in length and some adults can be 5 millimeters. Yellow Sac Spiders usually live outside and hunt insects at night.
This organism was found in an area adjacent to a private home in Hixson, Tennessee. This organism has been identified as a Eastern Cottontail. Eastern Cottontails are vertebrates and are one of the most commonly found mammals in the United States. This organism is mostly found in dense grassy areas and areas located near woodland edges. This organism was seen along a woodland edge. The main predators are Domestic Dogs and Coyotes. The population of the Eastern Cottontail is declining due to habitat loss.
This organism was found directly behind a private home in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This organism was found attached to a Oak Tree on the private property. The organism has been identified as a Greasy Bracket that grows on dying Oak, Elm, and Ash trees that seeks to decay dead or dying trees. This fungi is found mostly in North America and Europe. The mode of decay is Saprophytic decay and white rot decay. This organism was found encompassing the lower regions of this oak.
Vine growing on pine.
This observation was made along the Tennessee River Walk in Chattanooga, Tennessee. White Grub Larvae are the infantile forms of Scarabs. They are fairly large and cream colored with an amber head. They are commonly referred to as Lawn Grubs. They are pests because they feast on the roots of plants, therefore not allowing the plants to obtain water. They are in the class Hexapoda and the family Scarabaeidae. This organism is an invertebrate.
An obvious feeding locality on a log (asian clams)