In search of flowers in the Northeast

June 17, 2020

Colebrook, CT

A walk in the backyard:

Peonies are blooming!

Ragged Robin

Tall meadow rue

Orange hawkweed, considered an invasive plant

Wild raisin

Scientific names and families:

Peony/Paenia officinalus L. – Peony Family: Paeoniaceae

Ragged Robin/Lychnis flos-cuculi – Pink Family: Caryophyllaceae

Tall meadow rue/Thalictrum pubescensButtercup Family: Ranunculaceae

Orange hawkweed/Hieracium aurantiacum L. – Aster Family: Asteraceae

Wild raisin/Viburnum cassinoidesAdoxa Family: Adoxaceae

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