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What

Deer Fern (Struthiopteris spicant)

Observer

akumar

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

for context, see daily account for 3/31 at Trail of Shadows, Longmire. there was a lot of water running through this area, and deer fern on the banks (and generally on the ground) everywhere. unlike sword fern, all the leaves on the stalk are connected. also, the stalk itself forms a distinct diamond shape.

Deer Fern - Photo (c) Kai-Philipp Schablewski, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Deer Fern (Struthiopteris spicant)
Added on August 30, 2018
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Darley Dale Heath (Erica × darleyensis)

Observer

tranbui21

Date

March 29, 2012 02:13 PM PDT
Darley Dale Heath - Photo (c) Niall McAuley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Darley Dale Heath (Erica × darleyensis)
Added on August 22, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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Gadwall (Mareca strepera)

Observer

lhuynh10

Date

May 24, 2012 01:23 PM PDT

Description

I haven't seen much of this type around Washington, mostly maybe because I don't tend to notice the minor differences. This one was found in the Union Bay Natural Area, near other Mallards.

Gadwall - Photo (c) greglasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
tewksjj's ID: Gadwall (Mareca strepera)
Added on August 30, 2017
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Cascade Oregon-Grape (Berberis nervosa)

Observer

akumar

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

for context, see daily account for 3/31 at Pack Forest. saw oregon-grape frequently in pack forest understory, often accompanied by salal and sword fern. not flowering or fruiting at this time.

Cascade Oregon-Grape - Photo (c) brewbooks, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Cascade Oregon-Grape (Berberis nervosa)
Added on March 07, 2016
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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Poplars, Cottonwoods, and Aspens (Genus Populus)

Observer

beardendb

Date

June 4, 2012
Poplars, Cottonwoods, and Aspens - Photo (c) annam113, all rights reserved
tewksjj's ID: Poplars, Cottonwoods, and Aspens (Genus Populus)
Added on June 12, 2012
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What

Pacific Trillium (Trillium ovatum)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

3 pedaled white flower with 3 leaves. Th leaves curl up. Found at Pack Forest Park.

Pacific Trillium - Photo (c) Brent Miller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tewksjj's ID: Pacific Trillium (Trillium ovatum)
Added on June 11, 2012
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Western Sweet Coltsfoot (Petasites frigidus var. palmatus)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

Ground flowering plant that has parallel veins in its leaves. Triangular to heat-shaped leaves, pinkish-white flowers.

Western Sweet Coltsfoot - Photo (c) sjenniferc, all rights reserved, uploaded by Sarah Jennifer
tewksjj's ID: Western Sweet Coltsfoot (Petasites frigidus var. palmatus)
Added on June 11, 2012
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What

Common Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

Has pointy bristles in bunches on ends of branches. Symmetrical branches. Cones are small and exist in bunches at the end of its branches.

Common Douglas-Fir - Photo (c) Anne Parsons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Common Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
Added on June 11, 2012
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What

Scots Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

Legume, has tall thin stems. Abundant, has yellow flower when in bloom.

Scots Broom - Photo (c) Eric Verna, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Scots Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Added on June 11, 2012
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What

Osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

Little white flowers, leaves start upright and then droop down. Small leaves that come to a point. Found on a hike in Pack Forrest.

Osoberry - Photo (c) James Gaither, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tewksjj's ID: Osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis)
Added on June 11, 2012
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Barberries (Genus Berberis)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

March 29, 2012

Description

Oregon Grape growing near the ground alongside Ivy. Oregon grape has pointy prickly edges on its leaves.

Oregon Grape - Photo (c) erin_milligan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium)
Added on June 11, 2012
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Licorice Fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

June 6, 2012

Description

(in journal)

Licorice Fern - Photo (c) maharas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Licorice Fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza)
Added on June 11, 2012
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Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

Observer

lisad22

Date

May 22, 2012

Place

UW Campus (Google, OSM)

Description

The ginko is the oldest unchanged tree on Earth. Interestingly, the female trees have seeds that give off the smell of vomit. That's why there are only male tree planted here on campus.

Ginkgo - Photo (c) 
Photo by David J. Stang, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)
Added on June 01, 2012
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What

Coulter Pine (Pinus coulteri)

Observer

lisad22

Date

May 22, 2012

Place

UW Campus (Google, OSM)

Description

"Big Cone Pine." About 50 feet tall with huge cones that can get up to 10lb. The needles are long and thick and are 3 per cluster. Native to southern California and Mexico.

Coulter Pine - Photo (c) Kenneth Bader, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Coulter Pine (Pinus coulteri)
Added on June 01, 2012
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What

Gadwall (Mareca strepera)

Observer

lhuynh10

Date

May 24, 2012 01:23 PM PDT

Description

I haven't seen much of this type around Washington, mostly maybe because I don't tend to notice the minor differences. This one was found in the Union Bay Natural Area, near other Mallards.

Gadwall - Photo (c) Luciano Giussani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Gadwall (Anas strepera [inactive])
Added on June 01, 2012
Maverick
(Inactive Taxon)

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Spreading Wood Fern (Dryopteris expansa)

Observer

robertmarsh

Date

May 27, 2012

Description

Light green fern, multiple fronds coming from the same base. Has three orders of compound leaf subdivision, the pinnule (third order) is has round lobed leaves with fine spikes at the top of each lobe.
distinguishable from the lady fern because the lady fern pinnule appears more sharply serrated, and less bulky shaped lobes.

Spreading Wood Fern - Photo (c) Samuel Brinker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Spreading Wood Fern (Dryopteris expansa)
Added on May 30, 2012
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Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Observer

robertmarsh

Date

May 27, 2012

Description

Yellow characteristic flower head. Flower closes when pollinated, then produces the grey seed head with floating seed cases. Distinguishable from teh very similar furry cats ear because of the leaf shape, which resembles the tooth line of a lions mouth, leaves are also smooth and not furry like furry cats ear. Also, furry cats ear has a much more wirey feeling stem, unlike the hollow and more brittle dandelion stem. both produce the bright yello flowers.

Common Dandelion - Photo (c) stremblay21, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Added on May 30, 2012
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Schneider's Dwarf Caiman (Paleosuchus trigonatus)

Observer

diegoortiz

Date

December 6, 2011

Description

The smooth-fronted caiman (Paleosuchus trigonatus) habits the running waters of streams and rivers in the Amazonia.

Schneider's Dwarf Caiman - Photo (c) Diego Naranjo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Schneider's Dwarf Caiman (Paleosuchus trigonatus)
Added on May 07, 2012
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Shelf Fungi (Order Polyporales)

Observer

andymj

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

There were a few of these bright orange sulphur shelfs growing along the trunks of trees on the Trail of Shadows in Longmire Mount Ranier.

Chicken of the Woods - Photo (c) jonathantellerelsberg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Added on May 01, 2012
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Common Ivy (Hedera helix)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

April 20, 2012

Description

A type of berry with spiky leaves. Small ground plant.

Common Ivy - Photo (c) David Renoult, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Common Ivy (Hedera helix)
Added on April 29, 2012
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Katsura Tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

April 20, 2012

Description

Tree with heart shaped leaves with parallel veins.

Cercidiphyllum - Photo (c) Biopix, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Genus Cercidiphyllum, a member of Katsura Family (Family Cercidiphyllaceae)
Added on April 29, 2012
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Plums, Cherries, and Allies (Genus Prunus)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

April 20, 2012

Description

Some type of deciduous tree growing in Wallingford. Has small white flowers and oval leaves with parallel veins.

Plums, Cherries, and Allies - Photo (c) Kerttu, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Plums, Cherries, and Allies (Genus Prunus)
Added on April 29, 2012
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Red-berried Elder (Sambucus racemosa)

Observer

hsin119

Date

April 19, 2012 05:07 PM PDT
Red-berried Elder - Photo (c) Sonja K, all rights reserved
tewksjj's ID: Red-berried Elder (Sambucus racemosa)
Added on April 25, 2012
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American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Observer

hsin119

Date

April 16, 2012 01:29 PM PDT
Birds - Photo (c) Kenny P., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Birds (Class Aves)
Added on April 25, 2012
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Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis)

Observer

hsin119

Date

April 19, 2012 05:14 PM PDT

Description

It seems like they were planted not long ago because there weren't that many present in that area.

Sitka Spruce - Photo (c) Mike Patterson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tewksjj's ID: Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis)
Added on April 25, 2012
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Scots Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Observer

karavanslyck

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

The Scotch broom were mostly found around the beginning of trails. They did not overpower the area and grew to about a foot to a foot and a half in length

Scots Broom - Photo (c) Eric Verna, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Scots Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Added on April 13, 2012
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Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum)

Observer

karavanslyck

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

There were many sword ferns lining the trails and camping areas that were large in size and spread out evenly among other plants on the ground.

Shield Ferns - Photo (c) Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Shield Ferns (Genus Polystichum)
Added on April 13, 2012
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Roses (Genus Rosa)

Observer

lmcthe01

Date

April 12, 2012

Description

Some type of berry that has just gone out of bloom, all of its berries were shrived up. Plant had small thorns on it's stems.

Roses - Photo (c) Mathieu Massaviol, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tewksjj's ID: Roses (Genus Rosa)
Added on April 13, 2012
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Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum)

Observer

dd214r6

Date

March 31, 2012

Description

Many sword ferns lining trail floor into Pack Forest.

Western Sword Fern - Photo (c) Anthony Mendoza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Western Sword Fern (Polystichum munitum)
Added on April 12, 2012
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Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)

Observer

sjenniferc

Date

April 6, 2012 04:03 PM PDT

Description

2 young trees (about 7 & 10') growing over mossy ground full of woodland strawberry and camas. Needles are equal in length and on all sides.

Mountain Hemlock - Photo (c) Jim Morefield, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tewksjj's ID: Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)
Added on April 10, 2012
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