In search of flowers in the Northeast

July 20, 2018

Still River Greenway, CT

A walk along the Still River:

Crown vetch

Spotted knapweed



Blackeyed Susan

Button bush

Brid’s foot trefoil

Scientific names and families:

Crown vetch/Securigera varia Pea Family/Fabaceae

Spotted knapweed/Centaurea biebersteinii Aster Family: Asteraceae

Coneflower/Echinacea purpureaAster Family: Asteraceae

Soapwort/Saponaria officinalisPink Family/Caryophyllaceae

Blackeyed Susan/Rudbeckia hirtaAster Family/Asteraceae

Button bush/Cephalanthus occidentals L. – Madder Family/Rubiaceae

Bird’s foot trefoilLotus comiculatusPea Family: Fabaceae

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