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This is the beginning of our 25th year of looking at wildflowers in Cook County, MN. We are three senior women who just love to get out and explore and learn new things. We are even getting together all winter but don't find too many flowers at that time, but no matter.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006 - Report by

This week brought us to many corners of the county. On the Magnetic Rock Trail, B saw Wood Lilies, Alumroot, Calla and Yellow Pond Lilies.

In Cascade Park we saw blooming: Northern Coralroot, Moose Maple, Naked Miterwort and best of all Pink Moccasin flowers.

Oberg Mountain in the early spring is filled with Spring Beauty and Dutchman's Breeches - now they are all gone, waiting in the ground for their brief show in the early spring. We did see quite a few Sweet Cicily. It was a beautiful hike with the many shades of green.

On the Arrowhead Trail both before and after Stump River were large colonies of Canada Anemone and the beautiful Wild Roses are beginning to bloom.

On County Road #6 we saw our wonderful "Natures Garden" (Yellow and Orange Hawkweed and Ox-eye Daisies and Yarrow all mixed together.

Along the highways the Lupine seem to be at their peak along with Wild Caraway.

Walking along Highway 61 near my home I was surprised to see large patches of Star Flowers and Bunchberries. The Bunchbberries have been there many years but this is the first time I ever saw Star flowers in this area - and so many in a bunch.

 

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2005 Wildflower Reports:

August 10th, 2005

August 3rd, 2005

July 27th, 2005

July 20th, 2005

July 13th, 2005

July 6th, 2005

June 29th, 2005

June 22nd 2005

June 15th 2005

June 12th, 2005

June 10th, 2005

June 8th, 2005

June 1, 2005

May 25th, 2005

May 18th, 2005

May 11th, 2005

May 4th, 2005

April 20th, 2005

April 13th, 2005

2004 Wildflower Reports:

September 1st, 2004

August 25th, 2004

August 18th, 2004

August 4th, 2004

July 28th, 2004

July 21st, 2004

July 14th, 2004

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July 8th - 11th, 2004

July 7th 2004

June 30th, 2004

June 29th, 2004

June 23rd, 2004

June 16th, 2004

June 9th 2004

June 2nd, 2004

May 26th, 2004

Memorial Weekend

May 19th 2004

May 12th, 2004

May 5th, 2004

 

2003 Wildflower Reports:

August 27th, 2003

August 20th 2003

August 13th 2003

August 6th 2003

July 30th, 2003

July 23rd, 2003

July 9th, 2003

July 2, 2003

June 25th, 2003

June 18th 2003

June 11th 2003

June 4th 2003

May 28th, 2003

May 21st, 2003

May 14, 2003

May 7, 2003

April 30, 2003

April 23, 2003

 
 
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