The List for July

Plants first seen blooming during July, 2014

Natives:

  • pokeweed
  • swamp thistle
  • northern sea oats
  • buttonbush
  • starry campion
  • basil balm
  • St. Andrew’s cross
  • nodding onion
  • bushy St. Johnswort
  • naked-flower ticktrefoil
  • white vervain
  • lizard’s tail
  • white-topped aster
  • honeyvine
  • fogfruit
  • wild potato vine
  • slender nettle
  • common milkweed
  • common arrowhead
  • spotted St. Johnswort
  • swamp milkweed
  • Allegheny monkeyflower
  • Indian tobacco
  • yellow passionflower
  • jumpseed
  • lopseed
  • common agrimony
  • American germander
  • wood nettle
  • false pimpernel
  • early goldenrod
  • culver’s root
  • shrubby St. Johnswort
  • smooth sumac
  • woodland sunflower
  • Indian hemp
  • tall coneflower
  • wild mint
  • Carolina elephantsfoot
  • halberd-leaved rosemallow
  • sweet joe-pye weed
  • seedbox
  • blue vervain
  • swamp candles
  • butterfly pea
  • white snakeroot
  • hairy boneset
  • cranefly orchid

Aliens:

  • queen Anne’s lace
  • wild parsnip
  • yellow sweet clover
  • spotted knapweed
  • common St. Johnswort
  • tumble mustard
  • carpetweed
  • common mullein
  • white sweet clover
  • burdock
  • bouncing bet
  • common plantain
  • jimson-weed
  • hedge parsley
  • Asiatic dayflower

for a year’s total of 269 species in 77 families.

And here’s a picture of a zebra swallowtail on spotted knapweed:

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