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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015 12:02 PM PDT

Description

These flowers grow where it wet and are very fragrant almost pungent.

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Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This tree is a place where they story their acorns.

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This could be a western pondhawk.

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Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

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Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

Only time for one picture which did not catch the under wings.

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Scorpions Order Scorpiones

Observer

kaia

Date

July 2, 2015 02:30 PM PDT

Description

It was under a rock in a wooded area with Bay Laurel, Madrone, oak, and Douglas Fir. It was alone. I'm guessing that it was young because it was small.

Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

herdess

Date

July 2, 2015 09:57 AM PDT

Description

PRE- cell 8 Goodman

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Blue Elderberry Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea

Observer

herdess

Date

July 2, 2015 09:52 AM PDT

Description

This is about a month behind others I have seen on property and seemed drought stressed even though it is growing on a north slope.

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Imperial Moth Eacles imperialis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

These are captive and feeding of choke cherry.

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Observer

holly_h

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

Tall tree that is about 12 feet tall with sharp needles. It is an evergreen tree and has a thin trunk.

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venus thistle Cirsium occidentale var. venustum

Observer

rosita-rios

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

Has petals that are pink and yellow. In the tips of the petals are white puffs. At the bottom has a green/black spiky and sharp thorns.Down to its stem it had green leaves with hair and thorns. It is nearly 2-3 inches tall. Ants were located predating it. At least 3 more were located near this plant. Grew in a dry, grassy area.

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flower

Observer

emelia

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

Its a light blue/purple flower, with about 15-16 petals. Found at a clearing in grass lands. Long stem with about 7-8 flowers. In the flowers there were lots of ants. The stem was about 1.5/2 feet tall. The petals were split at the end in half. It was about 75 and overcast. And all of them came from the same root.

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True Bugs Suborder Heteroptera

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huntermtb

Date

July 2, 2015

Description

I saw a .5 inch beetle in a garden bed.It had a black body and was outlined in orange.It was living with about4-5 other beetles of the same type.

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Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata ssp. undecimpunctata

Observer

th0th

Date

July 2, 2015

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Western Striped Cucumber Beetle Acalymma trivittatum

Observer

th0th

Date

July 2, 2015

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Antlions Family Myrmeleontidae

Observer

antoniab

Date

July 1, 2015 02:50 PM PDT

Description

Approximately 1 cm long and 1/2 cm wide. Found in a sand trap in the shape of an inverted cone. The trap was located at the edge of a trail. The antlion had 2 pinchers, a large abdomen and thorax, and 6 legs. It appeared to be brown

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Antlions Family Myrmeleontidae

Observer

clairem

Date

July 1, 2015 02:50 PM PDT

Description

Approximately 1 cm long and 1/2 cm wide. Found in sand trap (inverted cone of dirt) on the edge of the trail. Has a pair of pinchers attached at to the head. It has a distinct head region and a large abdomen and thorax (difficult to differentiate). Has six legs and a "stripey" texture. Possibly brown/ dark brown, but was covered in brown dirt. In the pictures, was shown in a petri dish surrounded by dirt from the trail.

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Pacific Newts Genus Taricha

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tori14

Date

July 1, 2015 02:40 PM PDT

Description

Found in a 5.5 foot diameter pool. Filled with leaves and debris. About 5 newts (possibly California Newts) of same kind and 1 or 2 of another newt species in the same pool. The pool was about a half foot deep. Some newts are 4-5 inches long head to tail while others of possibly different species of newt were around 8 inches long. The pool had many water striders on it's surface. The newt is dark on the top with a bright orange belly. Comes up for air occasionally. There was yellow in or around the eyes.

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Leopard Lily Lilium pardalinum

Observer

courtneymcdowell

Date

July 1, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

Description

There were six orange petals of this flower with brown speckles on the inside. The outer edges of the petals were folded outward towards the sky to make an approximately .5" height. Six stamens and one pistil protruded approximately 1.5" from the center of the flower. The flower's diameter was approximately 3". This flower grew on a stock protruding from the ground, and four other flowers were on the same stalk. It was found near a a small, slow moving stream.

Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

herdess

Date

July 1, 2015 07:38 AM PDT

Description

Aromatic, grows on roadsides and sometimes in the road itself.