- Narrow-leaved Blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium)
- Green Frog (Rana clamitans)
- Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata)
- Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
- Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica)
- Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon)
- Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)
- Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
- Eastern Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
- Marsh Marigold (Calthra palustris)
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Monthly Archives: April 2013
I found a colony of these along a trail I walk frequently. They have six petals that all curve out at their tip. This species is also known as “wild oats”.
These simple flowers might not be the flashiest in the forest, but they have a simple beauty to them. They are also know as “wind flowers” due to their slender stalk that moves around after the faintest breeze.
This wildflower is highly invasive and can take over an area. It prefers shady areas. When you crush the leaves they omit a garlicky smell.
This is a beautiful little flower. It is tiny and incredibly symmetrical. Eating the root can apparently help with a headache.
Went for a quick walk tonight and saw my first “jack”. It’s a unique plant that gets its strange name from its flower. It’s flower rests in a pouch with an overhanging hood. The plant will eventually produce a bunch … Continue reading
This flower is highly invasive. It is an early bloomer and creates a thick mat covering the ground. Unfortunately this pushes out other native species.
I went on a quick walk with my son this morning specifically looking for this flower. One minute on the trail and we spotted a couple. This trillium has a smell that resembles rotting meat. It uses this to aid … Continue reading
This little wildflower is found all over the place. Each petal looks like a pair of mouse ears.
I expect to see many more of these in the upcoming weeks. This flower is a sign that spring is here. They have an edible tuber that can be eaten. I have never tasted it, but it apparently tastes like … Continue reading