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Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Horsetail Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii

Observer

kurtsteinbach

Date

April 5, 2019 05:21 PM PDT

Description

Delicate spring sterile growth amidst fertile more robust growth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Horsetail Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii

Observer

kurtsteinbach

Date

April 5, 2019 05:21 PM PDT

Description

Documenting sterile and fertile spring growth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Skunk Cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

kurtsteinbach

Date

April 5, 2019 05:24 PM PDT

Description

Excellent bloom this year. They appear to be spreading nicely too. I have been following this patch for 30 years, and in that time it has increased ten fold.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kurtsteinbach

Date

April 5, 2019 05:32 PM PDT

Description

This rove beetle is a significant pollenizer of Western skunk cabbage. It eats the pollen and mates on the plant. The last photos are of a copulating pair.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

kurtsteinbach

Date

April 5, 2019 05:33 PM PDT

Description

An unidentified fly seems to be taking an interest in the show put on by a pair of rove beetles.