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Date: February 1806

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icon-4 Abies grandis (Dougl. ex D.Don) Lindl.
grand fir

Capt. Lewis, February 6, 1806--No. 3. A species of fir which one of my men informs me is ...  more>>

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icon-3 Aplodontia rufa
Mountain Beaver

Capt. Lewis, February 26, 1806--Sewelel is the Chinnook and Clatsop name for a small ...  more>>

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icon-3 Lynx rufus
Original name, or synonym is Felis rufa Schreber, 1777.
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icon-3 Martes pennanti

Capt. Clark, February 19, 1806--The black Fox or as they are more frequently called by the ...  more>>

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icon-3 Mephitis mephitis
Striped Skunk
Original name, or synonym is Viverra mephitis Schreber, 1776.
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icon-4 Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.
Sitka spruce

Capt.Lewis, February 4, 1806--There are s[e]veral species of fir in this neighbourhood which I ...  more>>

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icon-4 Pinus monticola Dougl. ex D.Don
western white pine

Capt. Lewis, February 6, 1806--No. 6 the white pine; or what is usually so called in ...  more>>

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icon-4 Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco
Douglas fir

syn. Pseudotsuga mucronata (Raf.) Sudw.


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icon-4 Sambucus nigra L. ssp. caerulea (Raf.) R.Bolli
blue elderberry

Capt. Lewis, February 7, 1806--The Elder also common to our country grows in great abundance in the ...  more>>

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icon-3 Scapanus townsendii
Townsend's Mole

For more information about this ...  more>>

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icon-3 Sciurus griseus
Western Gray Squirrel

Capt. Clark, October 26, 1805--our hunters killed five Deer, 4 verry large gray squirrels, a goose ...  more>>

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icon-3 Tamias townsendii
Townsend's Chipmunk

Capt. Lewis, February 25, 1806--the ground squirrel is found in every part of the country, as well ...  more>>

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icon-3 Tamiasciurus douglasii
Douglas's Squirrel

Capt. Lewis, February 25, 1806--The small brown squirrel is a beautifull little animal about the ...  more>>

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icon-3 Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Red Squirrel

Capt. Lewis, February 25, 1806--the small gray squirrel common to every part of the rocky mountain ...  more>>

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icon-3 Taxidea taxus
American Badger

Capt. Lewis, July 30, 1804--this day Joseph Fields killed a Braro [badger] as it is called ...  more>>

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icon-2 Thaleichthys pacificus Richardson

Capt. Lewis, February 24, 1806--The Chief and his party had brought for sail a Sea Otter skin some ...  more>>

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icon-4 Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carr.
mountain hemlock

Capt. Lewis, February 5, 1806--Fir No. 2 is next in dignity in point of size. it is much ...  more>>

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icon-4 Vaccinium membranaceum Dougl. ex Torr.
thinleaf huckleberry

Capt. Lewis, February 7, 1806--There is a species of huckleberry common to the piny lands from the ...  more>>

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icon-3 Vulpes vulpes
Red Fox
Original name, or synonym is [Canis] Vulpes Linnaeus, 1758.

Image Display <em>Sambucus nigra </em>L. ssp. <em>caerulea </em>(Raf.) R.Bolli
Sambucus nigra L. ssp. caerulea (Raf.) R.Bolli

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