So Many Flowers, Still Not Enough Time

And here’s the report for yesterday, April 8, along Billy Goat B and the area between it and Carderock proper.

  • lyre-leaved rockcress (Arabidopsis lyrata)
  • smooth rockcress (Boechera laevigata)
  • slender toothwort (Cardamine angustata)
  • cutleaf toothwort (Cardamine concatenata)
  • redbud (Cercis canadensis)
  • spring beauty (Claytonia virginica)
  • short-spurred corydalis (Corydalis flavula)
  • Dutchman’s breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
  • trout lily (Erythronium americanum)
  • twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla)
  • spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
  • Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
  • early saxifrage (Micranthes virginiensis)
  • golden ragwort (Packera aurea)
  • wild blue phlox (Phlox divaricata)
  • moss phlox (Phlox subulata)
  • littleleaf buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)
  • bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
  • star chickweed (Stellaria pubera)
  • rue anemone (Thalictrum thalictroides)
  • toadshade (Trillium sessile)
  • sessile bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia) –just one, but lots of plants; more flowers soon!
  • downy yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula)
  • common blue violet (Viola sororia)

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