Sequoia National Park Scavenger Hunt

This guide was originally created for use in high school field trips, but hopefully all will enjoy! Please feel free to add to it with species that may possible by observed in the foothills, chaparral, and montane ecosystems.

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chaparral yucca 1
Hesperoyucca whipplei
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ponderosa pine 2
Pinus ponderosa
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salal 3
Gaultheria shallon
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giant sequoia 4
Sequoiadendron giganteum
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redwood sorrel 5
Oxalis oregana
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blue oak 6
Quercus douglasii
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California buckeye 7
Aesculus californica
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California Black Bear 8
Ursus americanus californiensis
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Western Gray Squirrel 9
Sciurus griseus
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Mule Deer 10
Odocoileus hemionus
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Acorn Woodpecker 11
Melanerpes formicivorus
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Western Tanager 12
Piranga ludoviciana
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Western Fence Lizard 13
Sceloporus occidentalis
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Red-tailed Hawk 14
Buteo jamaicensis
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lupines 15
Lupinus
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common cowparsnip 16
Heracleum maximum
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farewell-to-spring 17
Clarkia amoena

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