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The Yard List(s), Part 12

If you have somehow been keeping up with all these posts, you will recall that back in Episode 10 I found a sawfly larva on lady fern (Athyrium angustum) next to my house. Yesterday I stepped out the front door … Continue reading

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The Yard List(s), Part 10

Yikes, I let more than a week go by since my last report on the yard lists. I guess I’m due for an update! First the leafminers… #32:┬áPegomya bicolor section (Anthomyiidae). On May 30 I saw the beginnings of mines … Continue reading

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Feeding on Fern Spores

Last August, I was on the way to a wetland plant plot with fellow field botanist Sally Shaw, when Sally spotted some suspicious white patches on a frond of New York fern (Thelypteris noveboracensis or┬áParathelypteris┬ánoveboracensis, depending on who you ask). … Continue reading

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