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Shinleaf - Pyrola Elliptica - Photo by Erik W. L. Anderson

Shinleaf (aka White Flowered Pyrola) Pyrola elliptica • Family: Pyrolaceae (Wintergreen) • Habitat: coniferous woods, bogs• Height: 5-10 inches • Flower size: 3/4 inch • Flower color: white • Origin:  Native

 

August 7th, 2011 - Report by Erik W. L. Anderson

Along the shores of McFarland Lake, Pine Lake (Entry Point 68), Little John Lake (Entry Point 69), and along the Arrowhead Trail we found:

Avens, Yellow

Bellflower, Creeping

Bird's Foot Trefoil

Bluebells

Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

Cinquefoil, Rough

Clover, Hop

Clover, Purple - Trifolium ssp.

Clover, Rabbitsfoot

Clover, White

Cow Parsnip - Heracleum maximum

Daisy, Oxeye - Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Dandelion

Feverfew

Fireweed

Goatsbeard

Goldenrod

Hawkweed, Yellow - Hieracium scabrum

Healall

Iris, Blue Flag - Iris versicolor

Joe Pye Weed

Lily, Yellow Pond - Nuphar microphyllum

Lily, White Water

Parsnip, Cow

Parsnip, Water

Pearly Everlasting

Pineapple Weed

Pipsissewa

Primrose, Evening

Shinleaf

Yarrow - Achillea millefolium

 

We also found the following ripe berries:

Gooseberry

Skunk Currant

Thimbleberry

Dewberry

Raspberry

 

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