27
taxa
19 plants
2 fungi
1 insect
1 protozoan
1 amphibian
3 mammals

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Scouler's Harebell Campanula scouleri

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 09:54 AM PDT

Description

Campanula scouleri (Scouler's Harebell) near the upper trailhead

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Woodland Pinedrops Pterospora andromedea

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 10:00 AM PDT

Description

Pterospora andromedea (Pinedrops) in the shady forest at the beginning of the climb to Mt. Ellinor.

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Leafy Lousewort Pedicularis racemosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 10:26 AM PDT

Description

Pedicularis racemosa (Sickletop Lousewort), always an interesting flower to see

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Woodland Beardtongue Nothochelone nemorosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 10:29 AM PDT

Description

Nothochelone nemorosa (Woodland beard-tongue) in the forest not far from the trailhead

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Admirable Bolete Aureoboletus mirabilis

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 10:42 AM PDT

Description

This 6" very flat bolete looked like a pancake.

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True Slime Molds Class Myxomycetes

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 11:14 AM PDT

Description

Little sunset orange spheres in a shady broken trunk about halfway to the summit-- slimemold?

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 11:22 AM PDT

Description

A sole Western Toad, about 1.5 inches long, by the trail

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Olympic Indian Paintbrush Castilleja parviflora var. olympica

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Castilleja parviflora var. olympica (Olympic Mountain Paintbrush) in the first meadow.

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Elmera Elmera racemosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:02 PM PDT

Description

Elmera racemosa var. racemosa (Common Elmera) was quite common along this trail.

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Lewis' Monkeyflower Erythranthe lewisii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:03 PM PDT

Description

One of three Erythranthe lewisii (Pink Monkeyflower) I saw along the trail

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Davidson's Penstemon Penstemon davidsonii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:08 PM PDT

Description

Penstemon davidsonii (Davidson's penstemon) was at its peak along the trail.

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Flett's Fleabane Erigeron flettii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:15 PM PDT

Description

I think this is Erigeron flettii (Olympic Mountain Fleabane).

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Curved-beak Lousewort Pedicularis contorta

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:18 PM PDT

Description

Just a few Pedicularis bracteosa (Bracted Lousewort) by this trail

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Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:28 PM PDT

Description

One of many bumble bees in the meadow.

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Flett's Ragwort Packera flettii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:29 PM PDT

Description

I thought Packera flettii (Flett's Ragwort) was rather rare, but there was quite a lot along this trail

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Olympic Marmot Marmota olympus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:36 PM PDT

Description

The only Olympic Marmot we saw on this hike

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Edible Thistle Cirsium edule

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:42 PM PDT

Description

Cirsium edule (Edible aka Horse Thistle) is abundant in the sunny meadows

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Small-flower Beardtongue Penstemon procerus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 12:50 PM PDT

Description

Penstemon procerus (Small-flower Penstemon)

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Mountain Goat Oreamnos americanus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:07 PM PDT

Description

These Mountain Goats will be transported to the Cascades, their native habitat, later this month.

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Olympic Chipmunk Neotamias amoenus ssp. caurinus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:30 PM PDT

Description

At least six Olympic Chipmunks await hikers at the summit of Mt. Ellinor.

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Olympic Bellflower Campanula piperi

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:47 PM PDT

Description

Campanula piperi (Olympic Harebell) near the summit

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Cut-leaf Fleabane Erigeron compositus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:51 PM PDT

Description

Erigeron compositus (Cutleaved Daisy) near the summit

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Willowherbs Genus Epilobium

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:54 PM PDT

Description

An Epilobium, not sure of the species.

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Yellow Mountain-Heath Phyllodoce glanduliflora

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:56 PM PDT

Description

Phyllodoce glanduliflora (Yellow Mountain-heather), one of three heathers we saw by the trail

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Western Moss-Heather Cassiope mertensiana

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 01:57 PM PDT

Description

Cassiope mertensiana (White Mountain-heather) was one of three heathers on this trail.

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Olympic Violet Viola flettii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 02:12 PM PDT

Description

So special to see the endemic Viola flettii

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Brown Funnel Polypore Coltricia perennis

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 31, 2019 03:22 PM PDT

Description

Coltricia perennis in the shady forest at the beginning of the climb to Mt. Ellinor.