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What's Happening NOW in the Meadow?

These photos show native species found growing in Woodend's restored meadow. Some were on our list for planting (p) or seeding (s). Some volunteered.

Winter     April     May     June     July     August     September     October     November    

April  
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Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa (p)
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Jacob's Ladder, Polemonium reptans (p)
May  
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Golden Ragwort, Packera aurea (p), with
Hoverfly, Toxomerus marginatus
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Jumpseed, Persicaria virginiana
June  
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Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa (p,s)
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Sundrops, Oenothera fruticosa (p)
  July
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Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca (s)
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Senna, Senna marilandica (p)
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Partridge pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata (s)
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Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata (p,s)
(photographed by Liz Jones in the Blair
Native Plant Garden at Woodend)
August  
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Brown-eyed Susans, Rudbeckia triloba, 8/10/16

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Orange coneflower, Rudbeckia
fulgida, 8/10/16

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Hollow Joe-Pye weed, Eupatorium
fistulosum, 8/10/16
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Tall agrimony, Agrimonia gryposepala,
8/17/16
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Common evening primrose, Oenothera biennis,
with Early goldenrod, Solidago juncea (s), 8/19/14
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New York ironweed, Vernonia
noveboracensis (p), 8/19/14
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Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta (s),
8/19/14
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Pasture thistle, Cirsium discolor, with spicebush swallowtail, Papilio troilus, 8/19/14
September  
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River oats, Chasmanthium latifolium (p)
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Sneezeweed, Helenium autumnale (s)
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Bottlebrush grass, Hystrix patula, with
Jumpseed, Persicaria virginiana
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Wild sweet William, Phlox maculata (p)
October  
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Maryland senna, Senna marilandica,
mature fruit and fall color (p)
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Partridge pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata,
flower and fruit (s)
November  
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Common evening primrose, Oenothera biennis
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Mistflower, Conoclinium coelestinum (s)
Winter  
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Seed heads and stems in the snow, early March  

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Bat monitoring pole between managed (near) and
unmanaged (far) meadows, mid-February

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Empty seed capsules of sundrops,
Oenothera fruticosa (p), February

All photos taken in Woodend's restored meadow by Mary Ann Daly, unless specified otherwise.