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What

Himalaya blackberry Rubus armeniacus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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What

Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Woolly Mullein Verbascum thapsus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Hayfield Tarweed Hemizonia congesta

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

I found these wide spread on the slopes of the barn meadow.

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What

Mount Saint Helena morning-glory Calystegia collina ssp. oxyphylla

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

narrowleaf mule-ears Wyethia angustifolia

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

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Western Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus

Observer

lindynik

Date

July 29, 2014 02:08 PM PDT

Description

Skin found under rock

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common yarrow Achillea millefolium

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

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California Hedge Nettle Stachys bullata

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

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Yellow Mariposa Lily Calochortus luteus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

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harvest brodiaea Brodiaea elegans

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

June 17, 2014

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western fence lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

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Orange Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

May 17, 2014

loarie Project curator ID

Mimulus aurantiacus

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What

sword fern Polystichum munitum

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This sword Fern was found in Redwood Canyon. It had 8 fronds, non of which were fertile. There was only one Sword Fern in the area. The Rachis was 42 cm long. There were 2 dead fronds.

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No photos or sounds

What

tanoak Notholithocarpus densiflorus

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This baby Tan Oak was found in Redwood Canyon approximately 1 foot away from an adult Tanoak tree. It was approximately 3 feet tall and in a sun patch.

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redwood Genus Sequoia

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

These 3 baby Redwoods were approximately 12 ft in height. There was approximately 8 ft of space between the 3 trees. They were located in Redwood Canyon.

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Square

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

There were approximately 12 individual ferns dispersed throughout our plot in Redwood Canyon. They were all non fertile and the leaves varied in size, but were approximately 20 cm in length.

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What

bay laurel Umbellularia californica

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This baby Bay was found growing under a red wood stump in Redwood Canyon.

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redwood Genus Sequoia

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This fallen redwood stump was located in the Redwood Forest. It was burnt and seemed to be the mother tree, as it was surrounded by stump sprouts. It left a huge stump depression approximately 12 feet wide.

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No photos or sounds

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spider web

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

7 spider webs on the burnt Redwood stump,but no spiders in area/

loarie Project curator ID

Order Araneae

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redwood Genus Sequoia

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This Fallen Redwood was located in Redwood Canyon. It was lying flat on the ground, but its' leaves were still green and it seemed to still be growing. It was approximately 20 feet long.

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redwood Genus Sequoia

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

This baby Redwood was found in Redwood Canyon. It was smaller than the other 3 in the plot. It was approximately 18 feet tall. There were 4 other "sprouts" coming from the same base. The sprouts were approximately 12 feet tall. The entire plot was covered in dense foliage.

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What

Turkey-tail Trametes versicolor

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 9, 2014

Description

A cluster of Turkey Tails found on a fallen oak branch. The turkey tails were hard and possessed the distinguishing red accents. The cluster contained approximately 15 "flowers" they were all approximately 2 cm in diameter. I unfortunately did not get any pictures of the underside of this Turkey Tail, so it may be the False Turkey Tail.

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No photos or sounds

What

bristly dogtail grass Cynosurus echinatus

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Found along the trail, grew in bunches. There were lots of "bunches" in area. They were approximately 15 cm tall, and found in an area between a dense patch of poison oak and a dense patch of Douglas Fur's.

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Spanish lotus Lotus unifoliolatus

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 22, 2014

Description

Found growing amongst the oat and others grasses, on the bank of Martin Creek. These delicate pink flowers were approximately .5cm in length.

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Square

What

Arroyo Willow Salix lasiolepis

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 22, 2014

Description

This Arroyo Willow was located in the center of the dried up Martin Creek. There were 5 other sprawling willows. They were approximately 2 feet tall. They were not located in any other area of the creek.

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Square

What

oregon ash Fraxinus latifolia

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 22, 2014

Description

This female Oregon Ash was found on the right side of the trail. They were approximately 7 leaflets on each stalk and each one was approximately 8 cm in length. The leaf itself was approximately 8.5 inches. This tree was in seed.

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Square

What

Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

cristalr

Date

July 22, 2014

Description

This Square Spotted Blue Butterfly was approximately 1cm in length. This butterfly was found wiggling its lower wings, possibly to warm itself up as it was early on in the day. It was located at the upper end of Martin Creek among the rattle snake grass.

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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!

2548-mini pwpreserve created this project on February 01, 2011
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