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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus)

The goldenrod soldier beetle or Pennsylvania leatherwing (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus) is a species of soldier beetle (Cantharidae).

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827972

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Yellow Crownbeard (Verbesina occidentalis)

Verbesina occidentalis is a flowing plant in the Asteraceae family. The common names for Verbesina occidentalis are yellow crownbeard and stick weed. Verbesina occidentalis is often considered a weedy plant of disturbed areas, due its presence in managed agricultural areas such as hayfields.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827929

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prickly fanpetals (Sida spinosa)

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827640

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beefsteak plant (Perilla frutescens)

Perilla frutescens, commonly called perilla or Korean perilla, is a species of Perilla in the mint family Lamiaceae. It is an annual plant native to Southeast Asia and Indian highlands, and grown in the Korean peninsula, Southern China and India. Known as deulkkae (들깨) in Korean, the plant was introduced into Korea before the Unified Silla era, when it started to be widely cultivated.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827575

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white vervain (Verbena urticifolia)

Verbena urticifolia, known as nettle-leaved vervain or white vervain, is a herbaceous plant in the vervain family (Verbenaceae). It belongs to the “true” vervains of genus Verbena.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827352

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Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)

Limax maximus (literally, “biggest slug”), known by the common names great grey slug and leopard slug, is a species of slug in the family Limacidae, the keeled slugs. It is among the largest keeled slugs, Limax cinereoniger being the largest.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94811738

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cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

Lobelia cardinalis (syn. L. fulgens, cardinal flower) is a species of flowering plant in the bellflower family Campanulaceae native to the Americas, from southeastern Canada south through the eastern and southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America to northern Colombia.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94653237

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Red-femured Spotted Orbweaver (Neoscona domiciliorum)

Neoscona domiciliorum, commonly known as the spotted orbweaver or redfemured spotted orbweaver, is a spider in the family Araneidae. The specific epithet domiciliorum means “of dwellings” in Latin and refers to the fact that this species is often found living on buildings. It is endemic to the United States southeast of a line joining Texas, Indiana and Massachusetts.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94653231

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Lesser Anglewing (Microcentrum retinerve)

Microcentrum retinerve is a species in the family Tettigoniidae (“katydids”), in the order Orthoptera (“grasshoppers, crickets, katydids”). A common name for Microcentrum retinerve is “lesser angle-winged katydid”. Microcentrum retinerve is found in North America.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94473054

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Cobalt Crust (Terana coerulea)

Terana caerulea (or Terana coerulea), commonly known as the cobalt crust fungus or velvet blue spread, is a saprobic crust fungus in the family Phanerochaetaceae. Usually found in warm, damp hardwood forests on the undersides of fallen logs and branches of deciduous trees, this unique fungus has been described as “blue velvet on a stick”. This species was chosen as fungus of the year for 2009 by the German Mycological Society.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/93637264