bakerstbarricadebabe:

erisedbadger:

When you feel bad about your procrastination, remember that Harry had 3 months to figure out the golden egg clue and he waited until the like night before to do it. At least you’re not gonna die for not doing your homework.

Oh my god this is the most encouraging thing I’ve ever read in my life

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whatladybird:

almost had a breakdown this morning because I realized that in less than two days DEAN AND CAS WILL SAY NEW WORDS TO EACH OTHER

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Berkeley beauty

Berkeley beauty

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Hawksbeard (Crepis capillaris)
Date Collected: March 30th, 2012
Location Collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
Habitat: This is a weed, and a species characteristic of disturbed places.
Nativity: Not native
Special Notes: May appear similar to a dandelion in it’s vegetative stage, but is more resilient— especially to mowing. 
Resources: 
http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2417
http://weeds.massey.ac.nz/weeds.asp?pid=76

Hawksbeard (Crepis capillaris)

  • Date Collected: March 30th, 2012
  • Location Collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: This is a weed, and a species characteristic of disturbed places.
  • Nativity: Not native
  • Special Notes: May appear similar to a dandelion in it’s vegetative stage, but is more resilient— especially to mowing.

Resources:

http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2417

http://weeds.massey.ac.nz/weeds.asp?pid=76

#Asteraceae #Dandelions #hawksbeard #dicot #perennial herb #not native

2 years ago 1 note
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Red-Flowering Gum (Eucalyptus ficifolia)
Date collected: March 30th, 2012
Location: UCLA botanical gardens, Los Angeles County
Habitat: Temperate districts with low summer rainfall and humidity.
Nativity: Native to Australia; invasive non-native to North America
Special Notes: Now switched to the genus Corymbia. 
Resources: 
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st239
http://anpsa.org.au/c-fic.html

Red-Flowering Gum (Eucalyptus ficifolia)

  • Date collected: March 30th, 2012
  • Location: UCLA botanical gardens, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: Temperate districts with low summer rainfall and humidity.
  • Nativity: Native to Australia; invasive non-native to North America
  • Special Notes: Now switched to the genus Corymbia.

Resources:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st239

http://anpsa.org.au/c-fic.html

#Myrtaceae #Ficus #australia

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Desert Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis) 
Date collected: March 30th, 2012
Location: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
Habitat: Creosote Bush Scrub communities 
Nativity: Native to California 
Special Notes: Usually, they only live for a couple of years. They tolerate a variety of landscapes. 
Resources: 
http://www.tucsonbotanical.org/desertconnections/page-display-2.php?plantid=21
http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6203

Desert Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis)

  • Date collected: March 30th, 2012
  • Location: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: Creosote Bush Scrub communities
  • Nativity: Native to California
  • Special Notes: Usually, they only live for a couple of years. They tolerate a variety of landscapes.

Resources:

http://www.tucsonbotanical.org/desertconnections/page-display-2.php?plantid=21

http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=6203

#dicot #perennial herb #Plantaginaceae #vascular

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Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Date collected: March 30th, 2012
Location collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
Habitat: Meadows around or in Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, and Alpine Fell-fields; introduced plant which is becoming naturalized. Can be in wetlands, but normally in non-wetlands.
Nativity: Native to California and found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Special Notes: Used as medicine to ease menstrual cramping and staunch blood flow from wounds during battle. It is also used as tea and tonic, the tonic for digestive purposes and the tea is diaphoretic. 
Resources: 
http://www.kingdomplantae.net/yarrow.php
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=acmi2

Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

  • Date collected: March 30th, 2012
  • Location collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: Meadows around or in Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, and Alpine Fell-fields; introduced plant which is becoming naturalized. Can be in wetlands, but normally in non-wetlands.
  • Nativity: Native to California and found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
  • Special Notes: Used as medicine to ease menstrual cramping and staunch blood flow from wounds during battle. It is also used as tea and tonic, the tonic for digestive purposes and the tea is diaphoretic.

Resources:

http://www.kingdomplantae.net/yarrow.php

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=acmi2

#dicot #perennial herb #medecinal #Asteraceae

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Barbula Moss (Barbula indica) 
Date Collected: April 5th, 2012
Location: Glendon ave, Westwood Village, Los Angeles County
Habitat: Urban locations, among other settings. 
Nativity: found originally in China
Special Notes: Distribution has not been mapped.
Resources: 
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BAIN9

Barbula Moss (Barbula indica)

  • Date Collected: April 5th, 2012
  • Location: Glendon ave, Westwood Village, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: Urban locations, among other settings.
  • Nativity: found originally in China
  • Special Notes: Distribution has not been mapped.

Resources:

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BAIN9

#nonvascular #moss #bryophyte

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Pampas Grass (Cortaderia jubata  (Lemoine) Stapf)
Date collected: March 30th, 2012
Location collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
Habitat: The elevations and communities where this plant grows vary. In it’s native habitat, the Andes, it lives in 2800 to 3400 m. In California, it resides on the coastal range only.
Nativity: To California, this is a non-native, extremely invasive plant that causes serious problems to the endemic habitat.
Special Notes:
Resources: 
http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/ipcw/pages/detailreport.cfm@usernumber=33&surveynumber=182.php
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CDQQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hear.org%2Fhnis%2Freports%2Fhnis-corjub.pdf&ei=rHOAT96QOomIiAL4vo2DAw&usg=AFQjCNFleVhkjP9gAUnehMc2gXzG5ABlYA
http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2394

Pampas Grass (Cortaderia jubata  (Lemoine) Stapf)

  • Date collected: March 30th, 2012
  • Location collected: Kenneth Hahn Park, Los Angeles County
  • Habitat: The elevations and communities where this plant grows vary. In it’s native habitat, the Andes, it lives in 2800 to 3400 m. In California, it resides on the coastal range only.
  • Nativity: To California, this is a non-native, extremely invasive plant that causes serious problems to the endemic habitat.
  • Special Notes:

Resources:

http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/ipcw/pages/detailreport.cfm@usernumber=33&surveynumber=182.php

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CDQQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hear.org%2Fhnis%2Freports%2Fhnis-corjub.pdf&ei=rHOAT96QOomIiAL4vo2DAw&usg=AFQjCNFleVhkjP9gAUnehMc2gXzG5ABlYA

http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2394

#monocot #vascular #Poaceae

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