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Townsend's Chipmunk Tamias townsendii

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October 20, 2017 04:25 PM PDT

Description

Not certain of the species, although the erect trail and markings makes me guess it is a Townsend's chipmunk
Craters of the Moon National Park

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cushion buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium

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October 20, 2017 04:16 PM PDT

Description

A cinder garden of Eriogonum species (I think a variety of Eriogonum ovalifolium) growing in pumice cinders. This was locally very common.
Seen on road from Devil's Orchard trailhead to Visitors center, Craters of the Moon National Park

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Limber Pine Pinus flexilis

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October 20, 2017 04:08 PM PDT

Description

Growing in pumice cinders.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

This limber pine snag shows the effects of dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium cyanocarpum) infestation on the lift side of the image, where there are threes areas of witches broom - excessive growth of the tree induced by the dwarf mistletoe.
Useful source: CHECKLIST OF VASCULAR PLANTS CRATERS OF THE MOON NATIONAL MONUMENT AND PRESERVE (CRMO) ARCO, IDAHO, USA
Prepared by Steve J. Popovich October 15, 2006
https://www.nps.gov/crmo/learn/nature/upload/CRMO_Final_2006_Plant_Checklist_10-15-06.pdf

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fernbush Chamaebatiaria millefolium

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October 20, 2017 04:05 PM PDT

Description

Growing in pumice cinders.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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antelope brush Purshia tridentata

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October 20, 2017 04:01 PM PDT

Description

Growing in pumice cinders.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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Sunburst Lichens Genus Xanthoria

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October 20, 2017 03:59 PM PDT

Description

Growing on Pahoehoe lava rock.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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cushion buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium

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Date

October 20, 2017 03:56 PM PDT

Description

Eriogonum species (I think a variety of Eriogonum ovalifolium) growing in pumice cinders. This was locally very common.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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rubber rabbitbrush Ericameria nauseosa

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October 20, 2017 03:55 PM PDT

Description

Growing in pumice cinders.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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Limber Pine Pinus flexilis

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October 20, 2017 03:54 PM PDT

Description

Growing in Pahoehoe lava and pumice cinders, seemed to be the only species of tree present in this area. I could see about 20 live trees within this area.
Devil's Orchard trail, Craters of the Moon National Park

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strawberries Genus Fragaria

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September 28, 2017 11:36 AM PDT

Description

Roadside cut along highway 46 heading towards Cave Junction, Oregon

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Broad-leaved Stonecrop Sedum spathulifolium

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September 28, 2017 11:34 AM PDT

Description

Roadside cut along highway 46 heading towards Cave Junction, Oregon

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Narrowleaf sword fern Polystichum imbricans

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September 28, 2017 11:33 AM PDT

Description

I'm not certain of my ID as Polystichum imbricans, it's my best educated guess.
Roadside cut along highway 46 heading towards Cave Junction, Oregon

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Mule Deer Odocoileus hemionus

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September 28, 2017 09:26 AM PDT

Description

Mother and single fawn. The mother has a mouthful of Usnea (Old man's beard) lichen.
The fawn was quite well camouflaged, initially didn't notice it.
Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Western Sword Fern Polystichum munitum

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September 28, 2017 09:17 AM PDT

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Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Broad-leaved Stonecrop Sedum spathulifolium

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September 28, 2017 09:05 AM PDT

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Limestone Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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rubber rabbitbrush Ericameria nauseosa

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September 28, 2017 09:04 AM PDT

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Limestone Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Western Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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September 28, 2017 08:49 AM PDT

Description

This looked liked G. oblongfolia to me BUT it could be G. pubescens.
Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

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September 28, 2017 08:43 AM PDT

Description

This bird was banded, measured and evaluated by two biologists from Klamath Bird Observatory. They took me through their process and taught me how to release the bird safely.
Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Common Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

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September 28, 2017 08:41 AM PDT

Description

This Douglas Fir is the big tree of the Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Lawson's Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

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September 28, 2017 08:29 AM PDT

Description

A new tree to me but quite common in SW Oregon. The leaves are quite lacy compared to Thuja plicata (Western Red Cedar)
Big Tree Trail, Oregon caves National Monument

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Western Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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September 28, 2017 08:27 AM PDT

Description

I think this is G. pubescens, very similar to G. oblongfolia that I observe further north.
Locally common forest undergrowth
Big Tree Trail, Oregon caves National Monument

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Western Rattlesnake Plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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September 28, 2017 08:24 AM PDT

Description

Locally common forest undergrowth
Big Tree Trail, Oregon caves National Monument

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Cascade Oregon-grape Berberis nervosa

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September 28, 2017 08:28 AM PDT

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Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Prince's Pine Chimaphila umbellata

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September 28, 2017 08:28 AM PDT

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Big Tree Trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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marbled wild-ginger Asarum marmoratum

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September 28, 2017 08:24 AM PDT

Description

Locally common
Big Tree Trail, Oregon caves National Monument

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Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

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September 28, 2017 08:13 AM PDT

Description

I was happy to see my favorite tree

Big Tree trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Rockcresses Genus Boechera

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September 28, 2017 08:12 AM PDT

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Big Tree trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Manzanitas Genus Arctostaphylos

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September 28, 2017 08:12 AM PDT

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Big Tree trail, Oregon Caves National Monument

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Solomon's-plume Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule

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September 27, 2017 05:02 PM PDT

Description

I think it is Maianthemum racemosum with red fruit. Descending from Oregon Caves.

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marbled wild-ginger Asarum marmoratum

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September 27, 2017 04:55 PM PDT

Description

Growing on forested trails descending from Oregon Cave. I found this to be locally common throughout the Oregon Cave National Monument. This species seems to grow in the serpentine rich soil of the Klamath Mountains.

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