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What

Douglas' meadowfoam Limnanthes douglasii

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 13, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

Description

Found in a Meadow. Flowers mostly closed in early morning. Reminded me of Tidy Tips but I am not 100% sure.

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What

Fiddlenecks Genus Amsinckia

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 13, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

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What

maidenhair ferns Genus Adiantum

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 13, 2015 08:17 AM PDT

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What

Checkerspots Tribe Melitaeini

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 13, 2015 08:30 AM PDT

Description

A pupa, about an inch long, attached to a t-post about 2 feet off the ground.

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What

rose family Family Rosaceae

Observer

lindynik

Date

April 13, 2015 08:14 AM PDT

Description

Looked like it may have been a rose of some kind. Growing on a slope next to a trail.

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Square

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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Square

What

Seep Monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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What

Ornate Tiger Moth Grammia ornata

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

found inside Pepperwood gallery.

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What

bird's-eye gilia Gilia tricolor

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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What

checkermallow Sidalcea malviflora

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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What

cream sacs Castilleja rubicundula

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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What

creamcups Platystemon californicus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

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What

western lady's mantle Aphanes occidentalis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

April 12, 2015

Description

Found on serpentine soil.

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Square

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

March 28, 2015 11:28 AM PDT

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What

Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

March 20, 2015 02:30 PM PDT

Description

At the Dwight Center

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Square

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

March 24, 2015 08:52 PM PDT

Description

Healthy looking. No abrasions or marks.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

March 24, 2015 09:28 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

These guys were out in force tonight. Encountered 5 on the road, and one swimming in the pond. I still have not located confirmed breeding pools.

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Square

What

Eggleaf spurge Euphorbia oblongata

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

February 24, 2015 04:11 PM PST

Description

It won't be here for long. Nasty weed!

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Observer

tunefultoad

Date

March 6, 2015 05:00 PM PST

Description

This could be a fungus or slime mold. It looked little like a Rhizopus, but hyphae/stalks had incredible tensile strength and are tough like hair. No septa noticed on hyphae. Location is at western, central Pepperwood Preserve.

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Observer

tunefultoad

Date

February 21, 2015 03:40 PM PST

Description

First free swimming tadpoles of the year at Pepperwood. We are gonna have a lot of little frogs at the barn in a handful of weeks!

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What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 12, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:02 PM PST

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What

Western Giant Puffball Calvatia booniana

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 01:49 PM PST

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What

Lupines Genus Lupinus

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:10 PM PST

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What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 03:29 PM PST

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Square

What

smooth mule-ears Wyethia glabra

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:46 PM PST

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What

Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Rana boylii

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 03:19 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Identified in the field by Celeste Dodge, the preserve technician at Pepperwood. There were bumps on the tympanum.

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Square

What

Popcorn Flowers Genus Plagiobothrys

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 4, 2015 11:10 AM PST
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The Pepperwood Vital Signs Project gives visitors an opportunity to share their natural history observations with the preserve's community while contributing to growing citizen-science datasets on the distribution of the plants and animals of the preserve. We hope you'll add your observations each time you visit us!

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