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0 0 Spotting


by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

An 8-legged arthropod carrying some beetle perhaps?

0 0 Greater Angle-wing Katydid

Greater Angle-wing Katydid

by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

Body just under 3in in length ignoring antennae

0 0 American Carrion Beetle

American Carrion Beetle

by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

1cm body length

0 0 Spotting


by cefarrowIllinois, USA

1 0 Spotting


by cefarrowIllinois, USA

0 0 Ragweed


by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

6ft to 12ft high, flowering

0 0 Green Frog

Green Frog

by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

Found at Sand Ridge nature center in Cook ...

0 1 Coyote


by ChadMelloIllinois, USA

Coyote scat found at one of Cook

0 0 Dickcessil


by susan.kirt3Illinois, USA

Perched on a compass plant (Silphium laciniatum) at Bergman's Slough in ...

0 1 White-tailed deer

White-tailed deer

by cefarrowElmwood Park, Illinois, USA

0 0 American Toad

American Toad

by cefarrowIllinois, USA

1 0 Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger

by cefarrowIllinois, USA

1 0 Brown Snake

Brown Snake

by sednabooMorton Grove, Illinois, USA

Tiny snake, no stripes. Red tongue

0 2 Widow Skimmer

Widow Skimmer

by Claudia NixIllinois, USA

The male had more blue on him and the one with more orange was either a female ...

0 0 American Toad

American Toad

by cefarrowElmwood Park, Illinois, USA

American toads in the vernal pools in the Forest Preserve.

0 1 Killdeer


by DavidMroczkowskiGlenview, Illinois, USA

First spotting of a Killdeer, for me, in

0 1 Giant puffball mushroom

Giant puffball mushroom

by camila.dodikDes Plaines, Illinois, USA

A large white fungus I found in the woods near the Des Plaines river.

0 1 Dickcissel


by susan.kirt3Illinois, USA

The all white background on one picture is just a cloud and is not a cut and ...

1 0 Oil blister beetle

Oil blister beetle

by cheloniavolansIllinois, USA

Found smaller male with this female; he was intermittently trying to mate. They ...

0 0 Suckling Clover

Suckling Clover

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Low growing plant with small, yellow flowers with 5-15 flowered heads. Green ...

0 1 Japanese Honeysuckle

Japanese Honeysuckle

by ForestDragonWantagh, New York, USA

Climbing vine that produces fragrant, tubular white flowers. Flowers turn ...

0 0 Sulphur Cinquefoil

Sulphur Cinquefoil

by ForestDragonWest Bay Shore, New York, USA

Erect plant with hairy stems and leaves. Leaves are compound with 5-7 toothed ...

0 0 Spotting


by cheloniavolansCalumet City, Illinois, USA

Slightly sprawling forb w/ opposite, entire leaves and pairs of strange, ...

2 2 Obedient Plant

Obedient Plant

by susan.kirt3Western Springs, Illinois, USA

Located in a remnant prairie in Cook

0 0 Virginia Pepperweed

Virginia Pepperweed

by ForestDragonWantagh, New York, USA

Small, erect plant. Lance shaped leaves on stem, base leaves toothed with a ...

2 6 Rough Cat's Ear

Rough Cat's Ear

by ForestDragonWantagh, New York, USA

Dandelion-like yellow-orange flowers grow from long, smooth stems without ...

0 0 Hackberry


by joanbstanleyDenton, Texas, USA

Medium tree with grey, often warty bark.

0 0 Red Rat Snake

Red Rat Snake

by MelissaFergusonMelbourne, Florida, USA

top of its head (Huegel and Cook 2004, ...

0 0 Allegheny blackberry

Allegheny blackberry

by StacyH

The Cherokee used the berries for making juice and of course ate them raw or ...

0 1 Yucca or Spanish Bayonet

Yucca or Spanish Bayonet

by KenCheeksGeorgia, USA

Yucca filamentosa, commonly known as Adam's needle, is a medicinal plant native ...

2 1 Southern Dewberry

Southern Dewberry

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Rubus trivialis is a deciduous Shrub growing to 1 m (3ft 3in).

0 0 Purple Passionflower Fruit

Purple Passionflower Fruit

by KenCheeksAugusta, Georgia, USA

Purple passionflower is a fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing ...

1 0 Jack-in-the-pulpit


by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing from a corm. It is a highly variable ...

0 0 White Clover

White Clover

by KenCheeksNorth Augusta, South Carolina, USA

White Clover is a species of clover native to Europe, North Africa, and West ...

0 0 Black Cherry

Black Cherry

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

cooking, the rest of the plant contains ...

1 0 Spotting


by jazz.mannChicago, Illinois, United States

Probably a common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), or a painted turtle ...

0 0 Bindweed, Morning Glory

Bindweed, Morning Glory

by jazz.mannChicago, Illinois, United States

Most likely this is in the Convolvulaceae family, and probably the genus ...

2 0 Common Water Hyacinth

Common Water Hyacinth

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Eichhornia crassipes is a floating, invasive non-native plant commonly ...

1 0 Jack-in-the-Pulpit Fruit

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Fruit

by KenCheeksGeorgia, USA

This is the fruit of Jack-in-the-pulpit. The fruits ripen in late summer and ...

1 1 Desert Fan Palm

Desert Fan Palm

by hannawackerTwentynine Palms, California, USA

, along the Hassayampa River and near New River in Maricopa

0 0 Western Skunk Cabbage (Summer)

Western Skunk Cabbage (Summer)

by EdwardNathanReulbachJr.Silverdale, Washington, USA

Western Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus), also called Yellow Skunk Cabbage ...

4 0 Skunk cabbage

Skunk cabbage

by Brian38Federal Way, Washington, USA

Lysichiton americanus, also called western skunk cabbage (USA), yellow skunk ...

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