It's all happening in Pinnacles!

For those of you that share my fondness for America's newest National Park, here's my blog post about my visit to Pinnacles on Day 2 of the Global Bioblitz. The weather was perfect and the Clarkia were putting on a show!

http://genaandharrylook.blogspot.com/

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Posted by gbentall gbentall, May 27, 2015 15:56

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Elegant Clarkia Clarkia unguiculata

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May 16, 2015 09:24 AM PDT

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Larkspurs Genus Delphinium

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May 16, 2015 09:11 AM PDT

Description

Should have included a picture of the leaves to distinguish D. patens from D. parryi

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California Condor Gymnogyps californianus

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May 16, 2015 11:20 AM PDT

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Douglas' Spineflower Chorizanthe douglasii

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May 16, 2015 09:19 AM PDT

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Seep Monkeyflower Erythranthe guttata

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May 16, 2015 09:16 AM PDT

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Venus Thistle Cirsium occidentale var. venustum

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May 16, 2015 09:27 AM PDT

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May 16, 2015 09:23 AM PDT

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Crinkled Onion Allium crispum

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May 16, 2015 09:30 AM PDT

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Coyote Mint Monardella villosa ssp. villosa

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May 16, 2015 10:05 AM PDT

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Sanddune Wallflower Erysimum capitatum ssp. capitatum

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May 16, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

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Sierra Snapdragon Sairocarpus multiflorus

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May 16, 2015 09:41 AM PDT

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Bigelow's Spike Moss Selaginella bigelovii

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May 16, 2015 09:43 AM PDT

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

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May 16, 2015 11:33 AM PDT

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Goldenstar Bloomeria crocea

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May 16, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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Four-Spot Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera

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May 16, 2015 01:25 PM PDT

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Butterfly Mariposa Lily Calochortus venustus

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May 16, 2015 01:26 PM PDT

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Speckled Clarkia Clarkia cylindrica

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May 16, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

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Broad-leaved Stonecrop Sedum spathulifolium

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May 16, 2015 03:42 PM PDT

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Blue Oak Quercus douglasii

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May 16, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

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Virgate Eriastrum Eriastrum virgatum

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May 16, 2015 02:36 PM PDT

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California Gilia Gilia achilleifolia

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May 16, 2015 10:10 AM PDT

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Big Berry Manzanita Arctostaphylos glauca

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May 16, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

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Echo Azure Celastrina echo

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May 16, 2015 11:52 AM PDT

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Hedgerow Hairstreak Satyrium saepium

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May 16, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

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Tufted Poppy Eschscholzia caespitosa

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May 16, 2015 12:59 PM PDT

Description

A bit of uncertainty here--only know of this poppy from other people's accounts and photos. Flower with no basal disc?

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

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May 16, 2015 01:18 PM PDT

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Bernardino Blue Euphilotes bernardino

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May 16, 2015 01:16 PM PDT

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Echo Azure Celastrina echo

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May 16, 2015 01:26 PM PDT

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puddling

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Rural Skipper Ochlodes agricola

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May 16, 2015 03:25 PM PDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

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May 16, 2015 03:23 PM PDT

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Callippe Fritillary Speyeria callippe

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May 16, 2015 02:09 PM PDT

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Callippe Fritillary Speyeria callippe

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May 16, 2015 02:07 PM PDT

Description

I assume it's the more common Callippe, but looked a bit different from the others

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Great Copper Lycaena xanthoides

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May 16, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

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Coffee Fern Pellaea andromedifolia

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May 16, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

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May 16, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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May 16, 2015 01:22 PM PDT

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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May 16, 2015 01:54 PM PDT

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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May 16, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

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Scudder's Bush Katydids Genus Scudderia

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May 16, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

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nymph

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Goldentop Grass Lamarckia aurea

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May 16, 2015 11:46 AM PDT

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Canyon Live-Forever Dudleya cymosa

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May 16, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

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Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum

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May 16, 2015 09:39 AM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

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May 16, 2015 03:11 PM PDT

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Lanceleaf Liveforever Dudleya lanceolata

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May 16, 2015 12:20 PM PDT

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Bird's Foot Cliffbrake Pellaea mucronata

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May 16, 2015 12:19 PM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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May 16, 2015 10:09 AM PDT

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On Phacelia

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Purple Owl's-Clover Castilleja exserta

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May 16, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

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California Golden Violet Viola pedunculata

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May 16, 2015 02:16 PM PDT

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Sticky Cinquefoil Drymocallis glandulosa

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May 16, 2015 02:26 PM PDT

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Dwarf Brodiaea Brodiaea terrestris

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May 16, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

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Lupine Blue Icaricia lupini

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May 16, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

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May 16, 2015 12:36 PM PDT

Description

Eating Delphinium flower down to the stem

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