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Forward, by Kirk Johnson
Acknowledgments
1. The Natural, and Not-So-Natural, History of Washington, D.C.
2. Visiting D.C. Parks
3. The Parks
Northwest
Northeast
Southwest
Southeast
4. Animals
INVERTEBRATES
Annelid
Earthworm
Arachnids
Brown Daddy Longlegs, or Brown Harvestman
Goldenrod Crab Spider
Rabid Wolf Spider
Myriopods
Garden Millipede
Garden Centipede
Insects
Common Eastern Firefly
Lady Beetle
Honeybee
Eastern Carpenter Bee
Eastern Yellow Jacket
Eastern Cicada Killer
Annual Cicada
Asian Tiger Mosquito
Common Green Darner
Eastern Forktail
Eastern Amberwing
Polyphemus Moth
Eastern Tent Moth and Eastern Tent Caterpillar
Cabbage White Butterfly
Mourning Cloak Butterfly
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Monarch
Crustaceans
Common Pillbug
Rough Sowbug
Crayfish
VERTEBRATES
Fish
Common Carp
Channel Catfish
Bluegill
Largemouth Bass
Amphibians
Redback Salamander
American Toad
Bullfrog
Spring Peeper
Reptiles
Snapping Turtle
Eastern Painted Turtle
Northern Water Snake
Black Rat Snake
Birds
Double-crested Cormorant
Canada Goose
Mallard
Wood Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Hooded Merganser
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-heron
Red-tailed Hawk
Osprey
American Coot
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Downy Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Kingbird
Blue Jay
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
European Starling
House Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
House Finch
American Goldfinch
More D.C. Birds
MAMMALS
Northern Raccoon
Eastern Chipmunk
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Woodchuck (Groundhog)
Eastern Cottontail
White-tailed Deer
More D.C. Mammals
5. Plants
Aquatic Plants
Common Cattail
Common Reed
WILDFLOWERS
Red and White Clover
Common Milkweed
Common Mullein
Dandelion
Spotted or Orange Jewelweed
TREES
Eastern White Pine
Virginia Pine
Eastern Redcedar
Ailanthus
American Elm
American Beech
Sugar Maple
Red Maple
Norway Maple
Sassafras
Boxelder
Willow Oak
Chestnut Oak
Eastern White Oak
Northern Red Oak
Pin Oak
Ginkgo
Crape-Myrtle
White and Red Mulberry Trees
Eastern Redbud
Sweetgum
American Sycamore
Tuliptree
Southern Magnolia
Weeping Willow
Black Cherry
Yoshino Cherry
Flowering Dogwood
American Holly
NATIVE SHRUBS
Spicebush
Mapleleaf Viburnum
Arrowwood Viburnum
NONNATIVE SHRUBS
Bush Honeysuckle
Wineberry
Multiflora Rose
NATIVE VINES
Poison Ivy
Virginia Creeper
NONNATIVE VINES
Porcelainberry
Japanese Honeysuckle
6. Mushrooms
Artist's Conk
Chicken Mushroom, Sulphur Shelf, or Chicken-of-the-Woods
Turkey Tail
7. Geology
Organizations
Bibliography
Index

Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington, D.C.
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$55.00
Publication Date: 2014
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 5.25" x 8.25"
Page Count: 400 pages
Illustrations: 91 color photos, 13 maps, 100 color plates
ISBN: 9781421412030
Subject: Life Sciences