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July 4th, 2001 - Report by Lorraine A. Anderson

On Sunday we went on the South Trail (about the middle of the Gunflint) I had wanted to find that trail for several years but was disappointed. The trail was very narrow and the day we went it was very buggy. Also the first 1/2 hour in on the trail was not very pretty. But Wednesday was different. The bugs were bad until we remembered to put on bug dope and then they were no problem. We took W #14 north until Trout Lake rd (140) then went off on Forest Service roads 308 & 306 exploring them by car and foot. We went down to the small lake north of Trout, down to Scabbard Lake and around the shore of Mink Lake. We ate lunch in Kimball Campground.

Here's what I found blooming:

Bunchberry - Cornus canadensis

Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

Caraway - Carum carvi

Chickweed , Field - cerastium arvense

Clover, Red & White ssp.

Clover, Sweet - Yellow & White  ssp. 

Columbine - Aquilegia canadensis

Cow-Parsnip - Heracleum maximum

Cress , Winter - Barbera vulgaris

Daisy , Ox-eye- Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale

Dogbane, Spreading - Apocynum androsaemifolium

Forget-me-not - True - Myosotis scorpioides

Hawkweed , Yellow- Hieracium scabrum

Hawkweed , Orange- Hieracium aurantiacum

Lady’s Slipper, Smaller Yellow - Cypripedium calceolus

Lupine - Lupinus polyphylus

Meadow Rue - Thalictrum ssp.

Mertensia - Mertensia virginica

Rose, Wild spp.

Sorrel, Wood - Oxalis montana

Spurrey, Sand - Spergularia rubra

Twinflower - Linnaea borealis - lots of it and it was beautiful  

Vetch , Purple- Vicia americana

Iris, Blue Flag - Iris prismatica

Butter-and-eggs - Linaria vulgaris

Pyrola, Pink - Pyrola asarifolia

Dock, Indian Tobacco - Rumex

Buckwheat, Climbing, False - Polygonum scanclens

Bugloss, Vipers - Echium vulgare

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium*

Heal-all - Prunella vulgaris*

Fireweed - Epilobium angustifolium*

Pyrola, One-sided - Pyrola secunda

Clover, Rabbitsfoot - Trifolium arvense*

Clover, Hop - Trifolium agratium*

Avens, Yellow - Geum aleppicum*

Snakeroot, Clustered - Sanicula gregaria

Stitchwort, Lesser - Stellar graminea*

Cinquefoil, Three tooth - Potentilla tridentata

Campion, White - Lychnis alba

Yarrow, Pink ssp

Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia serotina*  just one, our first one

Joe Pye Weed ssp*

Meadowrue, Pink ssp*

Coralroot, Yellow  Corallorrhiza ochrokuca - Rare  *

Wintergreen (or Pyrola) , One-flowered - Moneses uniflora  we saw lots and it was special

Lily, Small Yellow Pond - Nuphar microphyllum*

 

Trees and Shrubs we saw blooming:

Thimbleberry - Rubus parviflorus this has been a good year for Thimbleberries

Mountain Ash - Sorbus americana

Moose or Mountain Maple - Acer spicatum

Raspberry - Rubus idaeus

Bush Honeysuckle -  Diervilla lonicera

Cinquefoil, Rough - Potentilla norvegica*

Honeysuckle, Tartarian - Lonicera tatarica*

 

* new this week

 

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