Featured Plant
Featured Plant
Apios americana (Groundnut or Potato bean) is a vigorous but uncommon vine in the wild.  It has beautiful clusters of pinkish red, fragrant flowers in the summer.  It produces golf-ball sized tubers that are edible when cooked.  It grows in partly
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POND and WETLAND PLANTS

 

Sarracenia purpurea     

Plants are designated using the following terms:
DEEP WATER (plants submerged);  MARGINAL (up to 30cm of water);  WET (constantly moist soil);  BOG (moist, acidic soils)

 

  Alisma  spp (Water Plantain) MARGINAL/WET
  Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)  - MARGINAL/WET
  Aster puniceus   =Symphiotrichum puniceum (Swamp Aster)  WET
 
Betula pumila v. glandulifera (Dwarf Birch)   WET
 
Caltha palustris (Marsh Marigold)    MARGINAL/WET
  Carex  species (Sedges)  MARGINAL/WET
   Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)    MARGINAL/WET  
  Chelone glabra (Turtlehead)   WET
 
Eupatorium maculatum (Joe- Pye Weed)     WET
 
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)  WET
  Helianthus species (Perennial Sunflower)    WET
  Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)   WET
 
Iris versicolor (Blue Flag)   MARGINAL/WET
  Juncus effusus (Soft Rush)     MARGINAL/WET
  Juncus torreyi (Torrey's Rush)     WET
  Kalmia angustifolia (Sheep Laurel)    BOG
 
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)    WET
  Mimulus ringens (Monkey Flower)      WET
  Nymphaea odorata (White Water Lily)    DEEP WATER
  Parnassia glauca (Grass of Parnassus)    WET
  Pontedaria cordata (Pickerel Plant)   MARGINAL
  Potentilla palustris (Swamp Cinquefoil)    MARGINAL
  Rosa palustris (Swamp Rose)     WET
  Sagittaria latifolia (Arrowhead)    MARGINAL
  Salix species (Shrub Willows)    WET
 
Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry)   WET
 
Sanguisorbia canadensis (Canada Burnet)     East N.A.     WET
 
 
Sarracenia purpurea (Pitcher Plant)       BOG
 
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Softstem Bulrush)     DEEP WATER/MARGINAL
   Scirpus cyperinus  (Wool Rush)    MARGINAL/WET
   Scirpus pendulus (Rufous Bulrush)     WET
 
Typha latifolia (Cattail)     DEEP WATER
  Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)    WET


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