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Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
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Locality Name:
Columbia River Narrows
Wasco County , Oregon

Species Encountered:
icon-4 Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt.
Cascade barberry
October 20, 1805
Near narrows of Columbia river

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Acer circinatum Pursh
vine maple
October 20, 1805
Near narrows of Columbia river

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Corylus cornuta Marsh.
beaked hazlenut
October 22, 1805
Along Columbia river near mouth of Deschutes river
icon-3 Phoca vitulina
Harbor Seal
October 23, 1805
Narrows of Columbia river, 100 miles from the mouth

If Lewis and Clark were more expert in identifying the members of one group of organisms over any others, that likely would be mammals.  After all, the ...  more>>



 
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