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1 insect
7 plants

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Engelmann Spruce Picea engelmannii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 01:34 PM PDT

Description

The lovely Englemann Spruce with all the cones near the treetop.

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Davidson's Beardtongue Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 01:41 PM PDT

Description

A Penstemon with very small petals, but with a taller stem; not P. davidsonii, I don't think.

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Russethair Saxifrage Micranthes ferruginea

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 01:44 PM PDT

Description

Micranthes ferruginea (Rusty Saxifrage) was growing near the lake.

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Black-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus melanopygus

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 01:47 PM PDT

Description

This might be Bombus huntii (Hunt's Bumble Bee) or perhaps the similar-looking Eristalis flavipes (flower fly and bumble bee mimic)? It was going from one flower to another on the White Rhododendron.

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Western Labrador Tea Rhododendron columbianum

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 03:07 PM PDT

Description

Ledum glandulosum (Trapper's Tea) was abundant near Cutthroat Lake.

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Red Mountain-Heather Phyllodoce empetriformis

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 03:12 PM PDT

Description

Phyllodoce empetriformis (Pink Mountain-heather) was common near the lake.

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Western Larch Larix occidentalis

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 03:18 PM PDT

Description

My first Larch Trees by Cutthroat Lake.

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Magenta Paintbrush Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 8, 2019 04:30 PM PDT

Description

These paintbrushes were quite tall, maybe two feet tall, and many were growing beside the highway.