Diario del proyecto NPSOPDX24 April Native Plant APPRECIATION Month, BioBlitz!

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15 de mayo de 2024

Thank you for Appreciating Native Plants

Thank you all for participating in our (Native Plant Society: PDX chapter) Annual Native Plant Appreciation Month (NPAM) BioBlitz, whether you chose to join the project or just found your observations being snapped up into our Project. If they were added, it means that they were identified by enough others to be considered Research Grade. Of course there is still plenty of room for misidentifications, but we keep this requirement in the hopes that our observations will be a valid demonstration of the plants that are commonly seen during the month of April.

Of course our observations would just be pretty photos unless the dedicated folks that spend time identifying plants were busy behind the scenes. Many thanks to all of you. I know that I learn a lot about various plants when taking the time to make close observations and use my other resources in this process.

As expected, the Trilliums, Fringe Cups, Stream violets, Fawn Lily, Nutall's Toothwart were all at the top of the observation list. This year at least the Red Flowering currant, also known as Winter Currant on the Oregon Flora website was blooming right on schedule.

Another surprise of the ahead of schedule bloom time, noted on our hikes, was the fact that the Oso berry had already started bearing fruits, which made it even more obvious to tell the males from the females!

Enjoy the floral show as you get out and explore the Wildflowers of May.


Publicado el mayo 15, 2024 06:31 TARDE por schallle schallle | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario