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Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
The Collection: Locality Information Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Locality Name:
Lower Columbia River
Wahkiakum County , Washington

Species Encountered:
icon-1 Gymnogyps californianus
California Condor
November 18, 1805

More than twice the weight of a bald eagle, the California condor also sports the largest wingspan of any North American bird.  This majestic, soaring ...  more>>

icon-4 Urtica dioica L. ssp. gracilis (Ait.)Seland.
California nettle
March 25, 1806
Two days travel above Fort Clatsop
icon-4 Rubus vitifolius Cham. & Schlecht.
Pacific dewberry
March 25, 1806
Two days travel above Fort Clatsop
icon-4 Alnus rubra Bong.
red alder
March 26, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Quercus garryana Dougl. ex Hook.
Oregon white oak
March 26, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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