Saturday, August 29, 2009

This is a photo Laura Ouimette took at Robert H. Treman park earlier this summer. We saw loads of mushrooms and fungi that trip. Like the Lagoon Park in Canandaigua, dogs were restricted in some areas.


August 22, 2009
Leader: Bob Guthrie

(Page numbers are from Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide by Lawrence Newcomb.)

Water Horehound p 90
Spotted Touch-me-not or Jewelweed p 54
Canada Goldenrod p 448
Grass-leaved Goldenrod p 450
Red-Osier Dogwood p 166
Bulb-bearing Water Hemlock p 222
Staghorn Sumac p 320
Canada Thistle p 430
Common Arrowhead p 118
St. Johnswort p 268
Common Hawkweed p 372
White Sweet Clover p 60
Teasel p 160
Queen Anne’s Lace p 220
Dogbane or Indian Hemp p 250
Downy Willow Herb p 156
Hedge Bindweed p 324
Common Reed or Phragmites australis
Common Buckthorn p 168
Spotted Knapweed p 234
Blue Vervain p 282
Great Burdock p 412
Poison Ivy p 330
Highbush Cranberry p. 304
Swamp Smartweed p 192
Swamp Milkweed p 262
Evening Primrose p 134
Chickweed p 274
Birdsfoot Trefoil p 66
Panicled or Gray Dogwood p 166
Bittersweet Nightshade p 328
Brown Knapweed p 210
Common Milkweed p 264
Purple Loosestrife p 351
Curled Dock p 404
Common Mullein p 188
Butter-and-eggs p 48
Field Scabious p 84
Common and English Plantain p 398
Heal-all or Selfheal p 78
Prairie Rose p 318
Calico Aster p 456
Sweet-scented Water Lily p 358 called Fragrant Water-lily in Peterson Guide
New England Aster p 460
Common Comfry p 188
Elecampane p 376
Boneset p 434
Sweet Pea
Arrow-leaved Aster p 454

THANKS to Leona Lauster for recording this list!

If anyone has photos to share please Email them to Laura Ouimette.

Friday, August 21, 2009


Just a reminder that there will be a Lagoon Walk on Saturday, August 22nd beginning at 10 am.
Meet at the parking lot of the Steamboat Landing on Lakeshore Drive in Canandaigua.

Laura Ouimette will not be attending but will welcome species lists and photos to post here. Send Emails to