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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 1, 2014 08:52 AM EDT

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Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana

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duarte

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Invasive species. Near the Cape Mondego Natural Monument, a coastal protected area in central Portugal.

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Hottentot-Fig Carpobrotus edulis

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duarte

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Invasive species. In the Cape Mondego Natural Monument, a coastal protected area in central Portugal.

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Dusty Miller (Jacobaea maritima) Jacobaea maritima

Observer

duarte

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Syn. Senecio cineraria. In the Cape Mondego Natural Monument, a protected area in central Portugal. Considered an invasive species in Portugal.

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Giant Reed Arundo donax

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duarte

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

In the Cape Mondego Natural Monument, a protected area in central Portugal. An ancient introduction, it is still considered an invasive species in Portugal.

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danjleavitt

Date

August 28, 2014 07:38 AM MDT

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Rock Dove Columba livia

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cmstinson

Date

July 19, 2008

Description

Several pigeons were in the piazza. The one in the image was on the support structure for the obelisk on the upper side of the church.

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Chicory Cichorium intybus

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cmstinson

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

Growing just below bridge over creek below dam (near road).

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cmstinson

Date

July 23, 2012

Description

Group found near north end of Foote Bridge (Appalachian Trail crossing of James River).

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Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima

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cmstinson

Date

August 27, 2014

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Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 01:10 PM PDT

Description

With a very small bumblebee in the middle.

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duarte

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Invasive species.

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duarte

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

Widely used as an ornamental, this species has now become naturalized in some places, in Portugal. It can be distinguished from the native honeysuckles by having flowers in clusters of two in the middle of the branches, while the others have terminal clusters of more numerous flowers.

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duarte

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

Invasive species.

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Noble False Widow Steatoda nobilis

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finatic

Date

August 8, 2014 10:03 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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duarte

Date

August 26, 2014

Description

Invasive species. In the Alva river.

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Wild Pig Sus scrofa

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 02:21 PM PDT

Description

1 of 2 pigs running by.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 02:06 PM PDT

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Bur Clover (Medicago polymorpha) Medicago polymorpha

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 01:24 PM PDT

Description

Tons of seeds all over the ground in some areas.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Description

Very muddy, but they were bright green underneath the mud.

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Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare

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sea-kangaroo

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August 24, 2014 12:03 PM PDT

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Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis

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sea-kangaroo

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August 24, 2014 01:55 PM PDT

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Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii

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icosahedron

Date

August 24, 2014 12:39 AM PDT

Description

Sold widely as an excellent nectaring plant... I find that it demands a lot of water or it will promptly wither; and sadly, doesn't really seem so attractive to local butterflies. Perhaps others have had more luck.

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anita363

Date

August 7, 2014 10:13 PM EDT

Description

Was very proud that I managed to ID this one myself. Usually I have to go crawling to the experts on BugGuide for help with beetles.

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Japanese Leafhopper Orientus ishidae

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anita363

Date

August 7, 2014 10:20 PM EDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 24, 2014

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Rock Dove Columba livia

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 24, 2014

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 24, 2014

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duarte

Date

August 24, 2014

Description

An invasive species that quickly colonizes rocky habitats, replacing native communities.

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fern azolla Azolla filiculoides

Observer

duarte

Date

August 14, 2014

Description

A floating fern, considered an invasive species in Portugal.

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Seeking to document observations of non-native introduced species outside of their original homelands. Observations must be of organisms that were introduced to an area by humans recently (established populations of introduced species are okay), not natural shifts in range, or migrations.

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