NYBG EcoFlora Update, October 2019

October's EcoQuest Challenge is SEEK SUMAC.

Over 150 New Yorkers observed nearly 2,000 Goldenrods last month. We found fifteen of the previously recorded nineteen species, including one new for the City and two that where thought to be historical. The two historical species were both found in the Bronx (Solidago ulmifolia and Solidago arguta). On Staten Island, Zihao Wang found Solidago puberula, a species never before recorded for New York City. There are now twenty Goldenrods documented from NYC; two are historical (Solidago aestivalis, Solidago ...more ↓

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The New York City EcoFlora combines the New York Botanical Garden's historical strengths in collections with emerging opportunities in digital technology and community science to maximize the impact on plant conservation in New York City. All New Yorkers are invited to participate as community scientists to observe, collect, and compile information about the City’s plants and their ...more ↓

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