Common Plants on Wassumkeag Island, Maine (Sears Island)

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Cinnamon Fern 1
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum
Interrupted Fern 2
Osmunda claytoniana
royal fern 3
Osmunda regalis
northern oak fern 4
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
lady fern 5
Athyrium filix-femina
Christmas fern 6
Polystichum acrostichoides
spinulose wood fern 7
Dryopteris carthusiana
crested buckler-fern 8
Dryopteris cristata
intermediate wood fern 9
Dryopteris intermedia
common bracken 10
Pteridium aquilinum
hay-scented fern 11
Dennstaedtia punctilobula
New York fern 12
Parathelypteris noveboracensis
long beech fern 13
Phegopteris connectilis
Sensitive Fern 14
Onoclea sensibilis
common juniper 15
Juniperus communis
northern white cedar 16
Thuja occidentalis
Mugo Pine 17
Pinus mugo
Eastern White Pine 18
Pinus strobus
Eastern Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis
balsam fir 19
Abies balsamea
Tamarack 20
Larix laricina
White Spruce 21
Picea glauca
Red Spruce 22
Picea rubens
princess pine 23
Dendrolycopodium obscurum
Stiff Clubmoss 24
Spinulum annotinum
Ground-cedar 25
Diphasiastrum complanatum
field horsetail 26
Equisetum arvense
meadow horsetail 27
Equisetum pratense
Common Bird's-foot-trefoil 28
Lotus corniculatus
Seaside Pea 29
Lathyrus japonicus
red clover 30
Trifolium pratense
White Clover 31
Trifolium repens
Tufted Vetch 32
Vicia cracca
skunk currant 33
Ribes glandulosum
Bristly Gooseberry
Ribes oxyacanthoides setosum
fire cherry 35
Prunus pensylvanica
Black Cherry 36
Prunus serotina
Choke Cherry 37
Prunus virginiana
American Blackberry 1
Rubus allegheniensis
common dewberry 38
Rubus flagellaris
swamp dewberry 39
Rubus hispidus
European Raspberry 40
Rubus idaeus
American Mountain Ash 37
Sorbus americana
Broad-Leaved Meadowsweet 41
Spiraea alba latifolia
Steeplebush
Spiraea tomentosa tomentosa
Smooth Shadbush 42
Amelanchier laevis
Rugosa Rose 43
Rosa rugosa
Pasture Rose 44
Rosa virginiana
Apple 45
Malus ×domestica
Indian Pipe 46
Monotropa uniflora
Lowbush Blueberry 47
Vaccinium angustifolium
Northern Highbush Blueberry 25
Vaccinium corymbosum
velvetleaf blueberry 48
Vaccinium myrtilloides
Mountain Cranberry
Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus
American Wintergreen 49
Gaultheria procumbens
sheep laurel 50
Kalmia angustifolia
Rhodora
Rhododendron canadense
Spotted Touch-me-not 51
Impatiens capensis
Swamp Candles 51
Lysimachia terrestris
Northern Starflower
Trientalis borealis borealis
Pagoda Dogwood 35
Cornus alternifolia
Canadian Bunchberry 37
Cornus canadensis
Common Milkweed 52
Asclepias syriaca
spreading dogbane 53
Apocynum androsaemifolium
azure bluet 54
Houstonia caerulea
Annual Sea-blite 55
Suaeda maritima
Sea Lavender 56
Limonium carolinianum
Parasol Whitetop 57
Doellingeria umbellata
whorled wood aster 58
Oclemena acuminata
Autumn Hawkbit 59
Scorzoneroides autumnalis
common yarrow 60
Achillea millefolium
Fox-and-cubs 61
Hieracium aurantiacum
meadow hawkweed 43
Hieracium caespitosum
common dandelion 62
Taraxacum officinale
Canada Goldenrod 63
Solidago canadensis
Downy Goldenrod 24
Solidago puberula
seaside goldenrod 53
Solidago sempervirens
Field Pussytoes 65
Antennaria neglecta
Pearly Everlasting 66
Anaphalis margaritacea
Mugwort 37
Artemisia vulgaris
large-leaf aster 67
Eurybia macrophylla
Annual Ragweed
Ambrosia artemisiifolia elatior
perennial sow thistle 68
Sonchus arvensis
meadow salsify 69
Tragopogon pratensis
Tansy 37
Tanacetum vulgare
Ox-eye Daisy 31
Leucanthemum vulgare
common blue wood aster 70
Symphyotrichum cordifolium
calico aster 71
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum
New York aster 15
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii
Mountain Wood-sorrel 56
Oxalis montana
Yellow Woodsorrel 51
Oxalis stricta
Western Poison Ivy 35
Toxicodendron rydbergii
Striped Maple 11
Acer pensylvanicum
red maple 72
Acer rubrum
Mountain Maple
Acer spicatum
Common Evening-Primrose 68
Oenothera biennis

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