11
taxa
4 insects
7 plants

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 11:25 AM PDT

Description

Several distinct swarms of these bugs flew around us close to the lagoon. Someone suggested Mayflies?

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Large-leaved Avens Geum macrophyllum

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 12:29 PM PDT

Description

Geum macrophyllum (Large-leaved Avens) in abundant now

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Candy Flower Claytonia sibirica

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Claytonia sibirica (Siberian Miner's Lettuce) seems to be everywhere these days

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Western Star Flower Lysimachia latifolia

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 12:33 PM PDT

Description

Lysimachia latifolia (Western Starflower) is blooming in all the forests now

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Barestem Biscuitroot Lomatium nudicaule

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 04:19 PM PDT

Description

Lomatium nudicaule (Barestem Biscuitroot) in bloom

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Linearleaf Phacelia Phacelia linearis

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 04:40 PM PDT

Description

Phacelia linearis (Threadleaf Phacelia) in bloom in a very small area

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False Solomon's Seal Maianthemum racemosum

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 04:47 PM PDT

Description

This Smilacina racemosa (False Solomon's-seal) seems quite reddish

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Silver-spotted Tiger Moth Lophocampa argentata

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 04:48 PM PDT

Description

Two of these caterpillars crawled on a shrub near the beach and the lagoon.

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Common Arrowgrass Triglochin maritima

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 05:09 PM PDT

Description

Triglochin maritima (Sea Arrow-grass) blooming in small patches in this wetland

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Ichneumonid Wasps Family Ichneumonidae

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 05:49 PM PDT

Description

Perhaps an Ichneumon wasp on the window?

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Observer

wendy5

Date

May 15, 2019 07:35 PM PDT

Description

This Nicrophorus defodiens (A Sexton Beetle) showed up on my window screen. It looks like three babies on its back?!?