Category Archives: Species Profile

Giant Green Sea Anemone (Anthopleura xanthogrammica)

Recently we visited Magic Island (out at Halibut Point Rec) during a low tide and I took advantage of the opportunity to photograph some of the more obvious tidepool denizens which, for whatever reasons, I had not really spent much … Continue reading

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Conifer Seedling Weevil (Steremnius carinatus)

I noticed this little critter making its way through some gravel adjacent to a forested area. I’m not sure where it was going, but I recognized it was a snout beetle of some sort. Some photos posted on bugguide got … Continue reading

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Purple Monkey Flower (Mimulus lewisii)

Purple Monkey Flower (Mimulus lewisii) Purple Monkey Flower (Mimulus lewisii) is a plant with showy pink flowers that ranges from California to British Columbia and Southeast Alaska, over into the Rocky Mountains. I was excited to see this plant for … Continue reading

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Common Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)

I do not remember seeing Common Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) around Sitka when I was growing up. There’s a good chance it was here and I didn’t notice it, but I suspect I’m fairly safe in saying that it probably was … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20101126 Operophtera bruceata

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series 2010 Photojournal

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series 2010 PhotojournalRowan pointed out a moth on the side of a house and then we noticed there were several more. I was able to get these pictures of two different … Continue reading

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St. John’s-wort (Hypericum perforatum)

St. John’s-wort is introduced in Southeast Alaska. While it is an invasive plant in many regions, to this point it does not seem to have made in-roads around Sitka, as I have only noticed it growing at the edge of … Continue reading

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