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Yarrow by Erik W. L. Anderson

Wildflowers August 8, 2001
Click here for the most recent report
Found blooming in Cook County by Lorraine Anderson - lorraine@bwca.cc (Be sure to check out the past reports linked at the right as well!)

Where we went:

We went up the Arrowhead Trail to the Jackson Lake rd, stopped at Swamp River (we stopped at many other places too).  On to the Otter Lake Road then back down the Arrowhead Trail

 

What we saw:

Aster - white and purple
Bedstraw, Northern - Galium boreale
Bellflower, Creeping - Campanula rapunculoides
Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia serotina

Buckwheat, Climbing False - Polygonum scanclens
Butter-and-eggs - Linaria vulgaris

Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

Campion or Lychnis, Evening - Lychnis alba
Chicory - Cichorium intybus  In many parts of the country this is common. Here it is rare.
Clover, Hop - Trifolium agratium
Clover, Rabbitsfoot - Trifolium arvense
Clover, Red & White ssp.
Clover, Sweet - Yellow & White  ssp.
Common Mullein - Verbascum thapsus
Common Sow Thistle - Sonchus oleraceus
Daisy , Ox-eye- Chrysanthemum leucanthemum 
Fireweed - Epilobium angustifolium

Fleabane, Daisy - Erigeron annuus

Goldenrod - Solidago
Harebell - Campanula rotundifolia

Hawkweed, Canada - Hieracium vulgatum *
Hawkweed , Orange- Hieracium aurantiacum
Heal-all - Prunella vulgaris
Jewelweed or Spotted Touch-me-not - Impatiens capensis
Joe Pye Weed ssp
Mayweed - Anthemis cotula

Mullein, Common -  Verbascum thapsus
Pearly Everlasting - Anaphalis margaritacea
Pineapple Weed - Matricaria matricaarioides

Pink, Deptford - Dianthus deltoides
Primrose, Common Evening - Oenothera biennis
Ragwort, Round leaf - Senecio obovatus

Rattlesnake Root - Prenanthes trifoliata*
Rose, Wild spp.
Spurrey, Sand - Spergularia rubra
Tansy, Common - Lilium tigrinum

Thistle, Bull - Cirsium vulgare
Thistle, Canada - Cirsium arvense
Trefoil, Birdfoot - Lotus corniculatus

Turtlehead - Chelone glabra

Virgin's Bower - Clematis virginiana 
Vetch , Purple- Vicia americana
Yarrow - Achillea lanulosa

 

* new this week

ssp - sub-species

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