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0 1 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Cluster of very small (< 3 mm) spiders that recently hatched.

0 1 Carolina Elephantsfoot

Carolina Elephantsfoot

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This perennial herb is a native plant of South Carolina.

0 0 Orange-patched Smoky Moth

Orange-patched Smoky Moth

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Day-flying moth. Wings black, translucent, basal half of forewing orange. Note ...

1 2 Jack in the Pulpit

Jack in the Pulpit

by ChrisBanulEllettsville, Indiana, USA

Spotted this guy along the trail at

0 1 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksAugusta, South Carolina, USA

Gray, slimy-capped mushroom.

0 0 Hairystem Spiderwort

Hairystem Spiderwort

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

A low-growing, compact spiderwort with deep-purple, three-parted flowers. The ...

1 0 Northern Cloudywing Butterfly

Northern Cloudywing Butterfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Upperside is dark brown; clear spots on forewing are small, triangular, and not ...

0 0 Southern Nodding Trillium

Southern Nodding Trillium

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Southern Nodding Trillium is a spring flowering perennial plant. It hangs its ...

0 0 Southern Crabapple

Southern Crabapple

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Malus angustifolia is a species of crabapple native to the Southeastern United ...

1 0 Lanceleaf Trillium

Lanceleaf Trillium

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Lanceleaf Trillium is a small trillium with a sessile maroon blossom.

3 0 Golden Net-wing Beetle

Golden Net-wing Beetle

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Beelte with red to orangish red wings. Black venter, black spot on pronotal ...

1 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Long-stemmed mushroom with white stalk and light chocolate-brown cap. Growing ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Fern with leaves containing serrated edges. Fern was about 15 inches in ...

6 2 Bearded Tooth Fungus

Bearded Tooth Fungus

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Fleshy, off-white fungus about the size of a softball growing on the side of a ...

6 1 Shooting Star

Shooting Star

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

From each basal rosette of lance-shaped leaves come 1-4 sturdy, leafless, ...

3 2 Velvet Mite

Velvet Mite

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Bright red, velvety arthropod with eight legs. About 0.2 - 0.6 inches in ...

0 0 Hackberry Emperor

Hackberry Emperor

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Extremely variable geographically. Upperside is reddish brown. Forewing has 1 ...

1 0 Question Mark Butterfly

Question Mark Butterfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Identification: Forewing hooked; upperside is red-orange with black spots. ...

1 0 Carolina Silverbell

Carolina Silverbell

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Carolina Silverbell is a species in the family Styracaceae. It is a small ...

1 0 Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Skipper with fringes that are checkered black and white. Upperside of wings is ...

3 0 Clouded Skipper

Clouded Skipper

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius) is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Orange-tan fungus with a slightly concave top (~5" in diameter) with a very ...

3 2 American Caesar's Amanita

American Caesar's Amanita

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Large, orangish-red mushroom with a collar. Mushroom is approximately 3 to 4 ...

1 0 Ashy Clubtail Dragonfly

Ashy Clubtail Dragonfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This dragonfly is an early spring species. It is darker than many of our other ...

2 3 Dimpled Trout Lily

Dimpled Trout Lily

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Perennial plant with slender stems that carry pendent flowers with recurved ...

0 0 Eastern Fence Lizard

Eastern Fence Lizard

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

The Eastern Fence Lizard is a medium-sized species of lizard. It can grow from ...

0 0 Common Spicebush

Common Spicebush

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Spicebush is a medium-sized deciduous shrub growing to 5 m tall. The leaves ...

0 0 Yellow Fumewort

Yellow Fumewort

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

A native herbaceous perennial with a small (.5"/1.3cm or so) bright yellow ...

0 0 Brown Winter Grasshopper

Brown Winter Grasshopper

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Robust, yellowish-brown grasshopper - often with broad golden stripe running ...

1 0 Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Mourning Cloak Butterfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This is a mating pair of mourning cloak butterflies. Adults of this species ...

0 0 Green and Gold

Green and Gold

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Green & gold (Chrysogonum virginianum) is a low-growing, herbaceous, perennial ...

0 0 Partridge Berry

Partridge Berry

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

A trailing, evergreen herb with white, fragrant, tubular flowers in pairs. ...

0 0 Squawroot

Squawroot

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Squawroot is a perennial, non-photosynthesizing (or "achlorophyllous") ...

1 0 American Bird Grasshopper

American Bird Grasshopper

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Schistocerca americana is a species of grasshopper in the family Acrididae. he ...

0 0 Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Flashing its trademark yellow rump patch as it flies away, calling check for ...

0 0 Common Wood Violet

Common Wood Violet

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Common Wood Violet is a stemless herbaceous perennial plant that is native to ...

0 0 Ebony Spleenwort Fern

Ebony Spleenwort Fern

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This fern takes its common name from its dark, reddish-brown, glossy stipe and ...

0 0 Indian Pink

Indian Pink

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Indian Pink is an uncommon native wildflower. It is a clump-forming herbaceous ...

0 0 Yellow Woodsorrel

Yellow Woodsorrel

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Yellow flowers (five petals each). Leaves are heart-shaped in groups of three. ...

1 1 Round-lobed Liverleaf

Round-lobed Liverleaf

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Hepatica americana is an early spring native wildflower. Small pink, lavender, ...

0 1 Velvet-top Fungus

Velvet-top Fungus

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Fungal plant pathogen that causes butt rot on conifers such as Douglas-fir, ...

3 2 Fire Pink Wildflower

Fire Pink Wildflower

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Wildflower with a bright scarlet to crimson color. The flowers are 1 to 1.5 ...

2 0 Wild Comfrey

Wild Comfrey

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Wild Comfrey is is an erect, unbranched perennial with rough fine hair on its ...

4 0 Dutchman's Breeches

Dutchman's Breeches

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

(Dutchman's breeches) is a perennial herbaceous plant, native to rich woods of ...

0 0 Gall of Cynipid Wasp

Gall of Cynipid Wasp

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

This is a gall formed by a wasp in the Genus Amphibolips in the family ...

1 0 Red Admiral Butterfly

Red Admiral Butterfly

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Butterfly where upperside is black with white spots near the apex; forewing ...

0 0 Cutleaf Toothwort

Cutleaf Toothwort

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Toothwort is a spring ephemeral, a plant that grows, flowers, and fruits in the ...

1 0 Oxeye Daisy

Oxeye Daisy

by KenCheeksSouth Carolina, USA

Oxeye Daisy is a widespread flowering plant native to Europe and the temperate ...

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