In search of flowers in the Northeast

June 7, 2019

Colebrook, CT

A walk in the yard:


Quince, at the end of flowering and fruit beginning to swell

False goat’s beard

Lady’s smock



Lady’s mantle

Creeping phlox

Scientific names and families:

Fleabane/Erigeron philadelphicusAster Family: Asteraceae

Quince/Cydonia oblongaRose Family: Rosaceae

Meadow goat’s beard/Tragopogon pratensis L. – Aster Family: Asteraceae

Lady’s smock/Cardamine pratensis L. – Mustard Family: Brassicaceae

Chive/Allium schoenoprasumAmarylliss Family: Amaryllidaceae

Columbine/Aquilegia canadensisButtercup Family: Ranunculaceae

Lady’s mantle/Alchemilla mollis – Rose Family: Rosaceae

Creeping phlox/Phlox subulataPhlox Family: Polemoniaceae





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