25
taxa
3 insects
15 plants
2 mammals
1 mollusk
3 birds
1 amphibian
29
life list firsts

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What

Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015 07:32 AM PDT

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Square

What

Shepherd's-Purse Capsella bursa-pastoris

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015 07:33 AM PDT

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What

Lesser Hop Trefoil Trifolium dubium

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

A Medicago, I think... Not sure of the species though...

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What

Candy Flower Claytonia sibirica

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I think this may be a Claytonia sp., but I'm not completely sure...

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What

White Inside-out Flower Vancouveria hexandra

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Perhaps?

Would like any verification or correction. :)

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What

Douglas' Squirrel Tamiasciurus douglasii

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I think...

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What

Pacific Banana Slug Ariolimax columbianus

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Despite popular rumor, these do NOT taste like banana. Trust me. ;)

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What

Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

So happy to find one of these! I specifically wanted to see one on this trip to Portland. Yippee!

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What

Red Valerian Centranthus ruber

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Could use some guidance on this one... No idea!

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What

Saint John's Wort Beetle Chrysolina hyperici

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Many of these feeding on Galium, I think.

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What

Small Camas Camassia quamash

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I think... The flowers seemed quite big.

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What

Western Maidenhair Fern Adiantum aleuticum

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

This reminded me of an Adiantum, but it was pretty large... Not sure what it could be...

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What

Pacific Waterleaf Hydrophyllum tenuipes

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I guess...

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What

Pacific Trillium Trillium ovatum

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

This was my very first Trillium in the wild! :) Any idea what species this might be?

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What

Fringe Cups Tellima grandiflora

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I'm not really sure what this is -- I think it's a saxifrag, but I don't really know! Any guidance is appreciated. :)

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What

Western Sword Fern Polystichum munitum

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

SO many ferns here!

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Purple Foxglove Digitalis purpurea

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Quite showy on this little hill...

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What

Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Really neat looking juncos here too! :)

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What

Youth on Age Tolmiea menziesii

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I think...

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What

Camas Pocket Gopher Thomomys bulbivorus

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

There are a few Thomomys spp. in Oregon -- I need to look a few distribution maps to see which this could be...

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What

Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Poor pictures, but better visual ID...

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What

Hunt's Bumble Bee Bombus huntii

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

These had a tiny orange patch on the abdomen -- quite distinct.

Had trouble getting a good picture though... Oh well.

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What

Western Star Flower Lysimachia latifolia

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Perhaps. :)

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What

Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

I specifically wanted to find at least one salamander while I was in Portland. Well... I found one. Took me quite a while too!

I'd sure like to know which one this was...

http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/

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What

Green Alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

Maybe...