More Flowers Found in New York


wild basil
Clinopodium vulgare
scattered distribution throughout the US and Canada, but solidly in the Northeast, Mid-Atltantic, and upper Midwest



New Jersey tea
Ceanothus americanus
throughout the eastern US and Canada into the Great Plains
threatened in Maine




purple-flowering raspberry
Rubus odoratus
found through most of the eastern US and Canada except some parts of the deep South
endangered in Illinois, threatened in Indiana



aka eastern teaberry, checkerberry
Gaultheria procumbens
found throughout the eastern US and Canada, excluding Florida
supposedly Clark’s Teaberry Gum was named for this plant, though I couldn’t determine if any part of Gaultheria procumbens was ever used in manufacturing the stuff.  When I was a child Teaberry was my favorite.


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