We've reached 2000 observations!

Thanks to your help, we recently topped 2000 observations in the Natural North Carolina project! You all are doing an amazing job helping the NC Museum of Natural Sciences document all the plants, animals, and fungi in North Carolina. I, for one, really enjoy getting to see what your have been finding throughout the state! It's great fun seeing bears in Pocosin or salamanders from the Smokies, the things I rarely get to see in person myself. I am living vicariously through your sightings!

I have started showing off a collection of photos from miscellanous sightings you all have made when I promote citizen science at events throughout North Carolina. I wish you could see the way people pore over your sightings and ooh and ahh over the amazing things you've documented. I wish you could see all the kids who point to a photo and breathlessly say, "Wow... We have those here?!" Thanks to your efforts, these people are getting to see, sometimes for the first time, just how ...more ↓

Posted on August 29, 2014 12:32 PM by chrisgoforth chrisgoforth | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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What

rose twisted-stalk Streptopus lanceolatus

Observer

eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

Description

Last photo shows S. lanceolatus on the right, S. amplexifolius on the left - note different leaf base & shape.

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Observer

eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Last photo shows S. amplexifolius on the left, S. lanceolatus on the right - note different leaf base & shape. Also note distinctively kinked pedicels.

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Observer

eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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green false hellebore Veratrum viride

Observer

eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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Umbrella-leaf Diphylleia cymosa

Observer

eraskin

Date

June 5, 2014

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Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 30, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 30, 2014

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Tree Crickets Family Oecanthidae

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 30, 2014

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Catawba rhododendron Rhododendron catawbiense

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 30, 2014

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spring beauty Claytonia virginica

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 6, 2014

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Observer

eraskin

Date

March 30, 2013

Description

On Claytonia caroliniana

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Dutchman's Breeches Dicentra cucullaria

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 6, 2014

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Carolina spring-beauty Claytonia caroliniana

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 6, 2014

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yellow buckeye Aesculus flava

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 6, 2014

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Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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Round-leaved Violet Viola rotundifolia

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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Rue-anemone Thalictrum thalictroides

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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Purple Phacelia Phacelia bipinnatifida

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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eraskin

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April 1, 2014

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eraskin

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April 1, 2014

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Violets Genus Viola

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eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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Carolina spring-beauty Claytonia caroliniana

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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yellow buckeye Aesculus flava

Observer

eraskin

Date

March 21, 2014

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Observer

eraskin

Date

March 21, 2014

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What

yellow buckeye Aesculus flava

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 1, 2014

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What

sweet betsy Trillium cuneatum

Observer

eraskin

Date

March 21, 2014
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North Carolina is a beautiful place! With the huge variation in habitat types - from the mountains to the piedmont to the coastal plain - our state boasts a grand diversity of plants, animals, and fungi. Just look around. You likely encounter hundreds of species in your daily life, and many just beyond your front door!

Scientists at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ...more ↓

12512-mini chrisgoforth created this project on June 07, 2013
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