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

Observations

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Elegant Clarkia (Clarkia unguiculata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:24 AM PDT

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Larkspurs (Genus Delphinium)

Observer

gbentall

Date

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)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 2015

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Douglas' Spineflower (Chorizanthe douglasii)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 2015

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Common Monkeyflower (Erythranthe guttata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:16 AM PDT

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Venus Thistle (Cirsium occidentale var. venustum)

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gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:27 AM PDT

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gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:23 AM PDT

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Crinkled Onion (Allium crispum)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 2015

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Coyote Mint (Monardella villosa ssp. villosa)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 10:05 AM PDT

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Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:38 AM PDT

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Sierra Snapdragon (Sairocarpus multiflorus)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:41 AM PDT

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Bigelow's Spikemoss (Selaginella bigelovii)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:43 AM PDT

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Pipestem Clematis (Clematis lasiantha)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 11:33 AM PDT

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Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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Four-Spot (Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:25 PM PDT

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Butterfly Mariposa Lily (Calochortus venustus)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:26 PM PDT

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Speckled Clarkia (Clarkia cylindrica)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

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Broad-leaved Stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:42 PM PDT

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Blue Oak (Quercus douglasii)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

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Virgate Eriastrum (Eriastrum virgatum)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 2015

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California Gilia (Gilia achilleifolia)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 10:10 AM PDT

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Big Berry Manzanita (Arctostaphylos glauca)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

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Echo Azure (Celastrina echo)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 11:52 AM PDT

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Hedgerow Hairstreak (Satyrium saepium)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

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Tufted Poppy (Eschscholzia caespitosa)

Observer

gbentall

Date

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)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:18 PM PDT

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Bernardino Blue (Euphilotes bernardino)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:16 PM PDT

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Echo Azure (Celastrina echo)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:26 PM PDT

Description

puddling

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Rural Skipper (Ochlodes agricola)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:25 PM PDT

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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:23 PM PDT

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Callippe Fritillary (Speyeria callippe)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 02:09 PM PDT

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What

Callippe Fritillary (Speyeria callippe)

Observer

gbentall

Date

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 (Tharsalea xanthoides)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

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What

Coffee Fern (Pellaea andromedifolia)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

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California Ringlet (Coenonympha california ssp. california)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

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California Sister (Adelpha californica)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:22 PM PDT

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Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:54 PM PDT

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American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

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Scudder's Bush Katydids (Genus Scudderia)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

Description

nymph

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Golden Dog's-Tail (Lamarckia aurea)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 11:46 AM PDT

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Diablo Range Dudleya (Dudleya cymosa ssp. paniculata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

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Golden Yarrow (Eriophyllum confertiflorum)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 09:39 AM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:11 PM PDT

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Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 12:20 PM PDT

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Bird's Foot Cliffbrake (Pellaea mucronata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 12:19 PM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 10:09 AM PDT

Description

On Phacelia

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What

Purple Owl's-Clover (Castilleja exserta)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

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California Golden Violet (Viola pedunculata)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 02:16 PM PDT

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Sticky Cinquefoil (Drymocallis glandulosa)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 02:26 PM PDT

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Dwarf Brodiaea (Brodiaea terrestris)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

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Lupine Blue (Icaricia lupini)

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

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Observer

gbentall

Date

May 16, 2015 12:36 PM PDT

Description

Eating Delphinium flower down to the stem

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