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St. Lawrence Grapefern Sceptridium rugulosum

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Date

May 20, 2003 03:00 PM CDT

Description

Sceptridium rugulosum in an old field. Found in area near https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8578417

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

March 19, 2003 10:00 AM CST

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. obliquum in an old field that is gradually filling in with blueberry and sapling aspen and pines. There are several small groups of three Sceptridium species and three species of Botrychium (moonworts) scattered in here.

This individual has not been seen since 2015.

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

August 30, 2005 05:00 PM CDT

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. obliquum in partial shade in an old field reverting to mixed deciduous-evergreen northern mesic forest in Carlton County, Minnesota. Sandy loam soil, moist but tending to dry out rapidly.

Same plant as https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8043519 but 12 years earlier.

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Cut-leaved Grapefern Sceptridium dissectum dissectum

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Date

July 28, 2003 04:00 PM CDT

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. dissectum

Same plant as https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8043565 but 14 years earlier.

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Matricary Grapefern Botrychium matricariifolium

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Date

June 3, 2003 05:40 PM CDT

Description

Botrychium matricariifolium in an area of old field once used as a sand pit.

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Least Moonwort Botrychium simplex var. simplex

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Date

June 16, 2003 11:00 AM CDT

Description

Botrychium simplex in an area of old field once used as a sand pit.

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Least Moonwort Botrychium simplex var. simplex

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Date

June 3, 2003 05:30 PM CDT

Description

Botrychium simplex in an area of old field once used as a sand pit.

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Pale Moonwort Botrychium pallidum

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Date

May 30, 2007 11:00 AM CDT

Description

Botrychium pallidum in an old field.

Same location as pale moonwort plant in https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8712453 but a year later.

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Pale Moonwort Botrychium pallidum

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Date

May 14, 2006 03:00 PM CDT

Description

Botrychium pallidum in an old field.

Same location as pale moonwort plants in https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8712487 but a year earlier.

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Matricary Grapefern Botrychium matricariifolium

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Date

July 8, 2004 09:15 AM CDT

Description

Botrychium matricariifolium one of several in an old field. The populations seem ephemeral persisting for a few years and then almost disappearing.

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Snakewort Conocephalum salebrosum

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Date

March 29, 2003 11:00 AM CST

Description

Conocephalum salebrosum growing on decomposing wood, wet soil, and among mosses at a seep in a black ash swamp. Abundant and forming a large colony composed of many scattered patches.

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White Underwing Catocala relicta

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Date

September 23, 2017 04:01 PM CDT

Description

Catocala relicta found dead in grassy area along edge of aspen grove.

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Reticulated Fruitworm Moth Cenopis reticulatana

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Date

August 1, 2017 01:34 AM CDT

Description

Cenopsis (Sparganothis) reticulatana

Attracted porch light.

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Black-dotted Glyph Maliattha synochitis

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Date

July 20, 2017 06:42 PM CDT

Description

Maliattha synochitis

Resting on side of building during day.

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

October 12, 2005 11:00 AM CDT

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. obliquum in an old field.

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Black-rimmed Prominent Pheosia rimosa

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Date

July 31, 2017 02:21 AM CDT

Description

Pheosia rimosa

Attracted to porch light.

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Spotted Grass Moth Rivula propinqualis

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Date

August 1, 2017 01:41 AM CDT

Description

Rivula propinqualis

Attracted to porch light.

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

November 27, 2007 02:00 PM CST

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. obliquum in an old field

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

October 13, 2008 02:00 AM CDT

Description

Sceptridium dissectum f. obliquum

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Bronze Fern Sceptridium dissectum obliquum

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Date

November 11, 2006 10:30 AM CST

Description

Sceptridium dissectum forma obliquum in partial shade in an old field reverting to mixed deciduous-evergreen northern mesic forest in Carlton County, Minnesota. Sandy loam soil, moist but tending to dry out rapidly.

Same plant as https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8043519 and https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8721299.

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Kidney-spotted Rustic Moth Helotropha reniformis

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Date

September 12, 2017 10:10 PM CDT

Description

Helotropha reniformis

Attracted to porch light

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Date

September 13, 2017 04:04 PM CDT

Description

Ichneumon annulatorius (I think) on a milkweed plant. It appeared the wasp was eating the secretions of aphids that had dripped onto the leaf.

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American Pelecinid Wasp Pelecinus polyturator

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Date

September 13, 2017 10:43 AM CDT

Description

Pelecinus polyturator in an old field.

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Marsh Fern Thelypteris palustris

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Date

August 28, 2017 10:41 AM CDT

Description

Thelypteris palustris growing in shrubby peatland once used for cranberry cultivation.

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Steeplebush Spiraea tomentosa

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Date

August 28, 2017 09:16 AM CDT

Description

Spiraea tomentosa growing in shrubby peatland once used for cranberry cultivation.

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Canadian Bunchberry Cornus canadensis

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Date

October 25, 2017 04:13 PM CDT

Description

Cornus canadensis growing in light shade under balsam poplar, quaking aspen, white spruce, balsam fir, and paper birch. Large colony (over 200 square feet) growing in association with Vaccinium angustifolium, V. myrtilloides, Diervilla lonicera, Pteridium aquilinum, Carex communis. Soil is mesic fine sandy loam.

Syn. Chamaepericlymenum canadense

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Bruce Spanworm Moth Operophtera bruceata

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Date

October 25, 2017 09:15 PM CDT

Description

Operophtera bruceata attracted to porch light.

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St. Lawrence Grapefern Sceptridium rugulosum

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Date

October 25, 2017 04:01 PM CDT

Description

Sceptridium rugulosum in old field. Associated species include Carex communis, Vaccinium angustifolim, Solidago juncea, Danthonia spicata, Poa pratensis.

Pinnules are distinctly alternate.

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Velvetleaf Blueberry Vaccinium myrtilloides

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Date

October 25, 2017 03:57 PM CDT

Description

Vaccinium myrtilloides growing in light shade under balsam poplar, quaking aspen, white spruce, balsam fir, and paper birch. Large colony growing in association with Vaccinium angustifolium, Diervilla lonicera, Pteridium aquilinum, Cornus canadensis, Carex communis. Soil is mesic fine sandy loam.

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Lowbush Blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium

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Date

October 25, 2017 03:55 PM CDT

Description

Vaccinium angustifolium growing light shade under balsam poplar, quaking aspen, white spruce, balsam fir, and paper birch. Large colony growing in association with Vaccinium myrtilloides, Diervilla lonicera, Pteridium aquilinum, Cornus canadensis, Carex communis. Soil is mesic fine sandy loam.

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