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Date: November 1805

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icon-2 Acipenser transmontanus Richardson
white sturgeon
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icon-4 Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.
white alder

Alnus rhombifolia Nutt. var. bernardina Munz & Johnston

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icon-4 Arbutus menziesii Pursh
Pacific madrone

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-1 Corvus brachyrhynchos
American Crow

Having moved from the north bank to the south bank of the river across the wide reach of the Columbia's ...  more>>

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icon-3 Enhydra lutris
Sea Otter

As the Corps descended the Columbia, they saw marine mammals in great numbers, presumably fishing. At the time,...  more>>

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icon-4 Fraxinus latifolia Benth.
Oregon ash

syn. Fraxinus oregona Nutt.
syn. Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh. ssp. oregana...  more>>

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icon-1 Gymnogyps californianus
California Condor

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

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icon-4 Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf.
Oregon boxleaf
syn. Ilex myrsinites Pursh
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icon-4 Rhododendron macrophyllum D.Don ex G.Don
Pacific rhododendron
syn. Rhododendron californicum Hook.
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icon-4 Sagittaria latifolia Willd.
broadleaf arrowhead, wapato

syn. Sagittaria chinensis Pursh

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Image Display <EM>Arbutus menziesii </EM>Pursh
Arbutus menziesii Pursh


 
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