What's flowering in your area?

Hi folks:

In central New York, many of the early flowering plants such as spring beauty (Claytonia caroliniana) and sharp-lobed hepatica (Anemone acutiloba) are approaching peak bloom. Trout lilies and others are not far behind. What's flowering in your area? Have you noticed any plants blooming earlier or at unusual times? Any plants with unusual traits?

I hope you will be able to get out soon to enjoy whatever natural spaces you have near you. Many field trips and local hikes will also be springing up soon if you're looking to explore new places and meet new people. For example, NY flora offers some great field trips across the state (see, Mianus River Gorge Preserve maintains some excellent hiking trails (, Baltimore Woods ...more ↓

Posted on April 11, 2017 01:49 AM by ggriffiths ggriffiths | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Much remains to be discovered about the flora of New York and why plants grow where and how they do. This project was initiated in 2015 to expand upon efforts to document plant observations during class field trips. The primary goal was to build an online photographic guide to common flowering plants across New York while exploring ways to connect citizen scientists, improve accuracy in plant ...more ↓

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