Thursday, June 11, 2009

Lagoon Park Plant List

Canandaigua Botanical Society
June 6, 2009
Leader: Bob Guthrie
Beautiful morning, pleasantly warm, blue sky.

Yellow Iris Iris pseudacorus (Yellow Flag)
Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia (in bloom)
Dogbane Apocynum
Bindweed Convolvulus
Common Reed Phragmites australis
Highbush Cranberry Viburnum trilobum (in bloom also called Irish cranberry - whole white blossoms on the outside, small brown blossoms inside)
Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Fox Grape Vitis labrusca
Bittersweet Nightshade Solanum dulcamara
Staghorn Sumac Rhus typhina
Thistle Cirsium
Red-osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Daisy Fleabane or Sweet Scabious Erigeron annuus
Common Burdock Arctium minus
Black Medick Medicago lupulina
English Plantain Plantago lanceolata
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Virgina Rose Rosa virginiana (ragusa)
Rough Cinquefoil Potentilla norvegica
Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara
Milkweed (2 types)
Blackberries in bloom
Flax in bloom, bright blue
Curly dock, quite tall
Bedstraw, smooth

We saw Tiger Swallowtail and Wood Satyr butterflies.
Recommended Book:
Butterflies Through Binoculars by Jeffrey Glassberg

**Thanks to Leona Lauster and Maya Hobday for this listing.**

Please note that there may be duplications and errors that can easily be corrected by notifying Laura Ouimette.

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