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Agaves, Orchids, Irises, and Allies (Order Asparagales)

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erikamitchell

Date

May 6, 2022 08:32 AM EDT

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Yews (Genus Taxus)

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dziomber

Date

April 12, 2022 11:56 AM CDT

Description

Two seedlings in the area

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Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa)

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carterdorscht

Date

July 29, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

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Burdocks (Genus Arctium)

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caroline45p

Date

September 18, 2021 04:29 PM BST

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Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa)

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djringer

Date

September 6, 2020 12:23 PM PDT

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Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa)

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reh1

Date

June 22, 2021 08:39 AM EDT

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Smooth Springtails (Family Isotomidae)

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santis

Date

February 24, 2022

Place

Prague (Google, OSM)

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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mike_cove

Date

April 30, 2012 05:06 PM ADT

Description

Camera trap photo of a white-tailed deer interacting with a domestic cat

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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pixifer

Date

December 13, 2019 12:25 AM HST

Description

Feral calico cat mostly ignored the possum looking for treats outside her house.
Possum is a separate observation.
Video at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ItFMV0PTndr-ymmjCsCZGmL0oePNgi5G/view?usp=drivesdk.

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Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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adtaylor808

Date

April 27, 2020 02:50 PM HST

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What

Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)

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owenclarkin

Date

August 24, 2017 12:22 PM EDT

Description

large old Ulmus rubra, presumably predating the city's sprawl to this location

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Date

May 14, 2014

Description

Flies on scat.

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Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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jackiepoo

Date

August 25, 2020 10:00 PM EDT

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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clara_g

Date

September 29, 2019 02:01 PM CEST

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What

Hunnewell Pine (Pinus × hunnewellii)

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douggoldman

Date

September 14, 2015 10:18 AM EDT

Description

Pinus parviflora x strobus, a spontaneous hybrid that appeared at this location in the 1940s. Not an intentional cross, and the single offspring tree was not planted but was allowed to keep growing because of the attractive foliage. Apparently this is the actual tree that is the basis of this paper:

Johnson, A.G. 1952. Spontaneous white pine hybrids. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 33: 179-187.

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Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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sylb

Date

September 11, 2018 02:21 PM CEST

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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virusmanbob

Date

May 5, 2021 02:00 PM PDT

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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hikefunm

Date

August 15, 2021 09:02 PM EDT

Place

New York (Google, OSM)

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What

Garden Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

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oria_verde

Date

February 7, 2022 10:35 AM CET

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Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

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ram_k

Date

February 9, 2022 12:36 AM IST

Description

On duty, ensuring passengers are distracted from their normal thoughts

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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aycam

Date

December 2021

Place

Private

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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lukehaehn

Date

September 17, 2021 07:40 PM UTC

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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bethpratt1

Date

October 2021

Description

P04[0:0] TT[2578] E[107:0681]G[164:0x33] BV[33:0] IR[L:L:18] MOE[0:3]

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Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

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jab3

Date

November 28, 2021 04:47 PM +07

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What

Domestic Cat (Felis catus)

Observer

lawrencehylton

Date

January 2022

Place

Missing Location

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What

Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

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marina_gorbunova

Date

September 29, 2021 02:24 PM MSK

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Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra)

Date

January 11, 2022 08:01 PM CST

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What

Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

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marina_gorbunova

Date

March 26, 2021 01:59 PM MSK

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cecildomyiidae

Date

February 4, 2022 05:21 PM EST

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Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)

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naturluver

Date

January 30, 2022 04:34 PM EST

Description

Distinct vase shape

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Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

Date

July 17, 2019 07:57 PM +04

Description

A stray dog.

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Celery (Apium graveolens)

Date

July 4, 2017 05:40 PM CEST

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Foxglove Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)

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reinderw

Date

January 23, 2022 04:40 PM NZDT

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Foxglove Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)

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malachoudoufu

Date

July 23, 2020 04:17 PM EDT

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Crab Spiders (Family Thomisidae)

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erikamitchell

Date

October 28, 2021 02:40 PM EDT

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kschnei

Date

November 13, 2021 11:33 AM PST

Description

Beat from Quercus kelloggii and collected, 2-3 mm, keys to Micromyinae in Gagne 2018 and tentatively to Catocha in Jaschoff and Jaschoff 2009. Also posted to BG. Z-stacked specimen photos taken by me but copyright California Academy of Sciences.

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Cyprinids (Family Cyprinidae)

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erikamitchell

Date

September 16, 2018 10:46 AM EDT

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Non-biting Midges (Family Chironomidae)

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erikamitchell

Date

April 22, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

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trickman

Date

December 23, 2021 02:10 PM PST

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Oak Leaf Gall Midge (Polystepha pilulae)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

August 11, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

Description

On Quercus rubra

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amzamz

Date

January 7, 2022

Description

long antennae

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Saddled Leafhopper (Colladonus clitellarius)

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erikamitchell

Date

August 29, 2021 09:12 PM EDT

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Showy Orchis (Galearis spectabilis)

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ashleythebuggirl

Date

May 10, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

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Great Millet (Sorghum bicolor)

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jessica_downes

Date

October 14, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

Description

Growing in a street tree bed

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Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

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dannymol89

Date

November 9, 2018 11:42 AM EST

Description

Growing high up on a monument at 148th street.

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Typical Crane Flies (Superfamily Tipuloidea)

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rafapsilva

Date

January 4, 2022 06:43 PM -03

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Tree Privet (Ligustrum lucidum)

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alyssaloo

Date

May 8, 2021 04:19 PM EDT

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emendela

Date

January 1, 2022 01:22 PM EST

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Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)

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erikamitchell

Date

August 17, 2015 10:07 AM EDT

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Leaf Beetles (Family Chrysomelidae)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

August 6, 2021 03:02 PM EDT

Description

On Populus tremuloides

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Psylloids (Superfamily Psylloidea)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

March 18, 2017 11:36 AM EDT

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Old World Minnows (Subfamily Leuciscinae)

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erikamitchell

Date

June 22, 2018 06:55 AM EDT

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erikamitchell

Date

January 12, 1996 07:57 AM EST

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Beetles (Order Coleoptera)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 6, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

Description

On Populus balsamifera

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Goldenrod Brussels Sprout Gall Fly (Procecidochares atra)

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erikamitchell

Date

August 4, 2021 02:58 PM EDT

Description

On Solidago rugosa

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erikamitchell

Date

December 5, 2021 12:07 PM EST

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Canadian Yew (Taxus canadensis)

Observer

pcartier

Date

April 15, 2021 03:57 PM EDT

Description

amazing little thing. First time, I take time to observe it in flower.

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Pecan Leafminer Moth (Cameraria caryaefoliella)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 10, 2021 04:53 PM EDT

Description

On Carya sp.

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Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 10, 2021 01:12 PM EDT

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erikamitchell

Date

September 5, 2013 09:57 AM EDT

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Cluster Flies (Genus Pollenia)

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erikamitchell

Date

November 10, 2021 03:10 PM EST

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Long-legged Flies (Family Dolichopodidae)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

November 10, 2021 03:07 PM EST

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Phytoplasmas (Genus Phytoplasma)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

August 6, 2020 03:03 PM EDT

Description

On Asclepias syriaca

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Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 23, 2021 03:51 PM EDT

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marceloamores

Date

October 24, 2021 08:45 AM -05

Description

BIDENS ANDICOLA H.B.K., Nov. Gen. et Sp. 4:237 (186). 1820; B. andicola H.B.K. vars. normalis and heterophylla O. Kuntze, Rev. Gen. PI. 3^II^: I36. 1898; B. fruticulosa Mey. and Walp., Nov. Act. Nat. Cur. 19 Supplem. I. 271. 1843.

Descript. amplific.- Herba perennis, semi-procumbens vel etiam erecta, valde hispido-pubescens vel fere glabra, ramosa, 2-8 dm. alta, caulibus parce angulatis. Folia 1-7 cm. longa, valde polymorpha; nunc indivisa, ovata, serrata, sessilia vel alato-petiolata, ad apicem obtusa vel subacuta; nunc tripartite vel 1-3-pinnata foliolis ovatis vel lanceolatis vel linearibus et ad apicem sensim vel abrupte apiculatis. Capitula ramos terminantia, longe pedunculata, radiata; pansa ad anthesin 2-4 vel rarius etiam usque ad 5.5 cm. lata, 0.7-1.4 cm. alta. Involucrum perspicue hispidum, bracteis ex-terioribus 8-10, lanceolatis vel lineari-oblongis, ciliatis, supra saepe glabratis, apice plerumque obtusis, quam interioribus lanceolatis dense hispidis plerumque multo brevioribus. Flores ligulati saepius 8, lutei, ligula elliptico-oblanceolati, apice plerumque minute 3-denticulati, 1.2-2.5 cm. longi. Achaenia tenuiter linearia, inferne sensim attenuate, obcompresso-quadrangularia, sulcata, supra plus minusve erecto-hispida, fusco-nigra, corpore 0.7-1.4 cm. longa et 0.4-1 mm. lata et paleas demum superantia, apice bi- (vel pauca tri-) aristata, aristis tenuibus, brunneo-stramineis vel rubescentibus, re-trorsum hamosis, 1.7-3 mm. longis.

BIDENS ANDICOLA var. DECOMPOSITA O. Kuntze, I.c.; B. macrantha Griseb., Abhandl. Goett. I9:I38 I874; B. grandiflora Balb. var. breviloba 0. Kuntze, I.c.-Folia 2-3-pinnatisecta, usque ad I dm. longa, achaeniis superne valde attenuato-elongata.

For many years the identity of the South American Bidens andicola has been obscured for herbarium workers by the great multiplicity of foliage forms encountered. WEDDELL, as early as 1856 (Chloris And. 1870) described it as a polymorphous plant ("Plante polymorphe et très repande dans la chaine, mais presque exclusivement alpestre"). Later, OTTO KUNTZE, who like WEDDELL had collected in South America, commented upon the variability of the leaves ("Eine robuste Art mit einfach oder mehrfach ternatisecten Blättern, mittelgrossen gelben Strahlblüthen, ziemlich grossen Blüthenköpfen, äusseren zottig behaarten Involucralbracteen etc., aber in Bezug auf Blatttheilung wie manche andere Bidens-Art sehr variabel"; Rev. Gen. Pl. 3^II^: 136. 1898). In herbaria the numerous foliage forms are seen to simulate corresponding forms of B. triplinervia H.B.K. (B. humilis H.B.K., B. crithmifoliac H.B.K., etc.), and this has led often to confusion between the two species. Recently I was enabled, through the courtesy of OTTO BUCHTIEN (cf. SHEREFF, BOT. GAZ. 76: 151. 1923), to study a great number of specimens collected by him and displaying a wide range of variation. From these (all in Herb. Field. Mus.) and many others, totalling more than two hundred specimens, the preceding descriptions are drawn. It was found that sometimes, in poorly developed material, distinction from B. triplinervia is apparently impossible. In well developed material, however, the distinctions are usually very definite, B. andicola being coarser, its thicker heads having commonly about eight instead of commonly about five rays[4], etc. B. andicola has the paleae shorter than the mature achenes and this character separates it from the surprisingly similar aggregation of Mexican forms (Purpus 1547, 1548, 2637, 4135, 5089, 5620; Rose and Painter 6666, 7949; Pringle 4915; E. W. Nelson 3220, etc.) that in late years have passed erroneously under the name B. daucifolia DC. In the latter[5] the paleae are usually very blackish above and commonly surpass the mature achenes.

Occasionally a form of B. andicola is found with the leaves highly compound and the achenes strongly narrowed above, somewhat like those of Cosmos. If it were not for various connecting forms this would seem to be specifically distinct. KUNTZE, who himself collected specimens of it, referred at least one of them, a plant from Cochabamba, Bolivia (Herb. N.Y. Bot. Gard.) to B. andicola, naming it var. decomposita. In a careless moment he named a precisely identical form from between Cochabamba and Rio Juntas, Bolivia (Herb. N.Y. Bot. Gard.) B. grandiflora Balb. var. breviloba, although B. grandifjora is a Mexican species and is not known to occur in South America.

[4] Unfortunately, B. triplinervia produces at times an 8-rayed form. Discussion of this form must be deferred until a later date.

Sherff, E. E. (1926). Studies in the Genus Bidens. VII. Botanical Gazette, 81(1), 25-54.>>

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What

Setophaga Warblers (Genus Setophaga)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 11, 2021 03:07 PM EDT