Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Maker Caddisflies Family Polycentropodidae

Observer

nicetim

Date

July 23, 2014

Place

Yosemite Backcounrty, Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Photo underwater. Total length just under a centimeter. Tube made from course granite sand and pine needle detritus.

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue Copper Lycaena heteronea

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 27, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Place

Agnew Meadows, Madera County (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Hemileuca

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 27, 2014 11:50 AM PDT

Place

above Agnew Meadows, Madera County (Google, OSM)

Description

Along the high trail, these were flying upslope; passing through swarms of nectaring Sierran Percopids...

Looks to me like the typical Hemileuca hera? I thought that one was more in Oregon. Since it's so pretty, I'll just post it to bug guide and get their input.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sierran Percopid Gnophaela latipennis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 27, 2014 12:30 AM PDT

Place

Agnew Meadows, Madera County (Google, OSM)

Description

Present in the thousands right after the sun emerged at 10 o'clock.

The local guide calls this the 'forget-me-not moth'.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mariposa Lilies Genus Calochortus

Observer

deviirao

Date

July 8, 2014 02:49 PM PDT

Place

Devils Postpile National Monument, Sierra National Forest, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Genus Nannocyrtopogon

Observer

kschnei

Date

June 15, 2014 02:12 PM PDT

Place

Wishon, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Robber Fly (Asilidae), unidentified, Way of the Mono Trail, Bass Lake Recreation Area, Sierra National Forest, Madera County, California - 15 June 2014. About 3,500 feet elevation.

Photos / Sounds

What

Jimson weed Datura stramonium

Observer

jwarnert

Date

April 26, 2014 10:48 AM PDT

Place

Lost Lake Recreation Area, Madera, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A weed is just a misplaced flower.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bush tit nest

Observer

jwarnert

Date

April 26, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Place

Lost Lake Recreation Area, Madera, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Something...

Observer

rgilman3

Date

January 12, 2014 05:30 PM PST

Place

36.9270..., -119.85... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pedicularis attollens

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

Dscn0978

What

purple mountainheath Phyllodoce breweri

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

Dscn1050

What

Mountain Hemlock Tsuga mertensiana

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Dscn1044

What

prettyface Triteleia ixioides

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Dscn1023

What

Saxifraga aprica

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Moss Heather Cassiope mertensiana

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ledum glandulosum Rhododendron columbianum

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Lake Ediza (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

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What

alpine sorrel Oxyria digyna

Observer

marek

Date

August 19, 2011

Place

Mt Ritter (Google, OSM)

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bobcat Lynx rufus

Observer

summermule

Date

February 13, 2014 04:24 PM PST

Place

Eastman lake recreation area (Google, OSM)

Description

Following creek on north side of the road, then came up over the road and up embankment.

Photos / Sounds

What

Salix lasiolepis

Observer

belinda

Date

October 18, 2013

Place

North Fork Willow Creek, Sierra National Forest, California (Google, OSM)

Description

I compared my specimen to multiple potential species at the Berkeley Herbarium. I found a few specimens of this species that looked exactly like mine.

Joanna Clines and Dean Kelch took a quick look at my specimen and also thought it looked like S. lasiolepis.

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What

Interior live oak Quercus wislizeni

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 09:48 AM PST

Place

37.0641..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lupine

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 11:51 AM PST

Place

37.0708..., -119.64... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gray Pine Pinus sabiniana

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 10:11 AM PST

Place

37.0682..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

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What

Grapes

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 10:19 AM PST

Place

37.0717..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

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What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 10:15 AM PST

Place

37.0692..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Buckeye

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 09:35 AM PST

Place

37.0633..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Valley oak Quercus lobata

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 09:46 AM PST

Place

37.0641..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

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What

Button bush

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 09:57 AM PST

Place

37.0642..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

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What

Manzanita

Observer

jwarnert

Date

January 25, 2014 10:06 AM PST

Place

37.0669..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Oregon Oak Quercus garryana

Observer

belinda

Date

October 12, 2013

Place

Lewis Creek, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Leaves are glabrous above and sparsely hairy beneath

Photos / Sounds

What

Cryptogramma acrostichoides

Observer

belinda

Date

October 27, 2013

Place

Iron Lakes, Sierra National Forest, California (Google, OSM)

Description

hairs 0.1 mm long

Photos / Sounds

What

Cinna latifolia

Observer

belinda

Date

July 20, 2013

Place

Big Creek, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)
Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

belinda

Date

December 14, 2013 02:34 PM PST

Place

Bass Lake Ranger Station, North Fork, California (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on Quercus

Photos / Sounds

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What

acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

belinda

Date

December 14, 2013 02:34 PM PST

Place

Bass Lake Ranger Station, North Fork, California (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Vitex agnus-castus

Observer

belinda

Date

October 30, 2013

Place

Horseshoe Bend Trailhead, Sierra National Forest, Madera, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

They are shrubs or small trees. Not sure what family it's in but we think it's an ornamental.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown-eyed Wolf Lichen Letharia columbiana

Observer

belinda

Date

July 4, 2013

Place

Westfall, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens (Genus Hypogymnia) Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

belinda

Date

June 23, 2013

Place

Westfall, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Parmelina quercina

Observer

belinda

Date

July 4, 2013

Place

Westfall, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on Arctostaphylos viscida var. mariposa

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Xanthomendoza

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

belinda

Date

June 25, 2013

Place

Poison Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on Abies

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Something...

Observer

meyer_0339449

Date

November 23, 2013 07:39 AM PST

Place

36.9367..., -119.88... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

scarlet gilia Ipomopsis aggregata

Observer

ryanubrown

Date

June 13, 2013

Place

On the PCT in CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Seep monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus

Observer

ryanubrown

Date

June 13, 2013

Place

On the PCT in CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Smokey Mariposa (Calochortus leichtlinii) Calochortus leichtlinii

Observer

ryanubrown

Date

June 13, 2013

Place

On the PCT in CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spider Order Araneae

Observer

nicetim

Date

June 20, 2013

Place

White Bark Pass, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

I saw several of these spiders that appear to thrive on Sierra Nevada snowfields.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Kingdom Fungi

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013 03:03 PM PST

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing from a sugar pine log

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013 03:29 PM PST

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013 01:36 PM PST

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Incense Cedar Calocedrus decurrens

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013 03:30 PM PST

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

white-veined wintergreen Pyrola picta

Observer

belinda

Date

November 16, 2013 03:03 PM PST

Place

Nelder Grove, Sierra National Forest, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Robber Flies (Family Asilidae) Family Asilidae

Observer

nicetim

Date

June 19, 2013

Place

Red's Meadow, CA (Google, OSM)