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Narrow-leaved Loosestrife Lysimachia quadriflora

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 21, 2014 10:29 AM CDT

Description

A yellow (sometimes with a rusty- red "eye") 5-parted flower that is 1/2" to 1" wide with distinct stamens. The flowers form a cluster at the ends of the stems and branches. Plant height: 1 to 3 feet.

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Large-leaved Aster Eurybia macrophylla

Observer

davecz2

Date

September 21, 2018 12:56 PM CDT

Description

A 1" to 1 1/4" wide flower head with 9 to 22 bluish to purple rays. The plant grows 1' to 4' tall.
Likes a shady habitat in woods and forests.
Blooms July - Oct.

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Lindley's Aster Symphyotrichum ciliolatum

Observer

davecz2

Date

September 22, 2018 12:07 PM CDT

Description

Plants: erect, perennial, 1 1/2' - 4' tall forb; stems with the upper half usually densely hairy
Leaves: hairy below, shallowly-toothed, mostly oval to lance-like with heart-shaped bases on long winged stalks
Flowers: 1" to 1 1/2" wide with 10-20 blue rays, bracts (phyllaries) somewhat loose; inflorescence of many heads in conical, branched clusters
Habitat: clearings, open woods
Native

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Lesser Fringed Gentian Gentianopsis virgata

Observer

davecz2

Date

September 22, 2018 03:21 PM CDT

Description

Habitat: moist; meadows, shores; in limy, rocky soil

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Pale Umbrella-Wort Mirabilis albida

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 30, 2014 08:19 AM CDT

Description

A white to rose pink flower, about ½ inch across.

Can only be photographed in the early morning. By 9 AM or earlier it is wilting..

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Striped Hairstreak Satyrium liparops

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 23, 2018 12:25 AM CDT

Description

Wish I could have found this one in Wisconsin where it is pretty uncommon. I don't know if it is common in Michigan

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Grey Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 18, 2018

Description

Not too common in Wisconsin

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Tall Green Milkweed Asclepias hirtella

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 10, 2018 12:05 PM CDT

Description

A green to white, 5-parted, 1/4" to 1/3" tall flower with no horns.
The petals are distinctly separated from the hoods and stalk has dense spreading hairs.
The flowers form 2-10 dense (30-100 flowers), erect, stalked umbels.

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What

Winged Loosestrife Lythrum alatum

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

A purple, 6-parted flowers that is 1/4" to 1/2" wide. A 1' to 4' tall forb.
Native, perennial.
Likes a wet to moist habitat in part shade to sun.
Blooms Jun - Sept.

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Allegheny Monkeyflower Mimulus ringens

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 10, 2018

Description

A pink to blue, 5-parted, 3/4" to 1" long flower on a 6" to 40" tall plant.
Native.
Likes a wet habitat in part shade to sun.
Blooms July - Sept.

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Prairie Milkweed Asclepias sullivantii

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

A pink to cream, 5-parted, 1/2" to 3/4" tall flower with horns horizontally turned inward. The flowers erect umbels from the upper nodes of the stem.
The thick, smooth, broadly elliptical to oblong, opposite, stalkless, the broadly-rounded base somewhat clasping the stem.

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

The 5 petals fall away freely, tips angled down with an open waist between petal base and hood base

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Marsh Skullcap Scutellaria galericulata

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

The flowers are blue with white marks, 5-parted, and are 1/2" to 4" long.
Likes a wet habitat.
It's leaves are barely stalked.

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Green Comet Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 26, 2018 02:46 AM CDT

Description

A greenish to white, 5-parted 1/3"-1/2" tall flower. The flowers form a densely-flowered, mostly stalkless, drooping umbel.

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Kalm's St. John's-Wort Hypericum kalmianum

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

A yellow 1/2" to 3/4" wide flower.
Stems are woody.
Short-stalked leaves with a single prominent midrib.
Plant height: 1 to 2 feet.

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American Cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 6, 2018 09:43 AM CDT

Description

Vaccinium macrocarpon because of the leaf shape

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Balkan Catchfly Silene csereii

Observer

davecz2

Date

July 7, 2018

Description

A white, 5-parted
flower, calyx tubular and tapering at both ends, petals with 2 lobes.

Stem leaves are up to 4 inches long, 1½ inches wide, toothless, hairless, generally egg-shaped with a pointed tip, no stalk, and clasp the stem. Leaf color is light green to slightly blue-green. Attachment is opposite with pairs at right angles to the pair above and below

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Fen Orchid Liparis loeselii

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 27, 2018 03:35 PM CDT

Description

A yellowish-green, 6 parted flower with a 1/8" to1/4" long lip. The flowers form a loose raceme of 2 to 15 stalked flowers.

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Slenderleaf Sundew Drosera linearis

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 27, 2018 07:58 AM CDT

Description

Leaves are basal, bright green, linear, straight to somewhat curled, 3/8 to 2½ inches long, up to about 1/8 inch wide.

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Horned Bladderwort Utricularia cornuta

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 27, 2018 07:14 AM CDT

Description

This yellow 5-parted flower is only 3/4" long.
The downward- pointing spur is a good Identifier.
Habitat is bogs and shores.

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American Yellow Fly Agaric Amanita muscaria var. guessowii

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 25, 2018 07:30 AM CDT

Description

I'm not a mushroom guy usually.
was wondering if anyone found this to be easily identifiable

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Southern Blue Flag Iris virginica

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 22, 2018 05:04 AM CDT

Description

A blue to purple, 6-parted, 3" wide flower. It has a bright yellow spot at the base of the sepals.
Plant height: 1 to 3 feet.

Native.

Habitat: Part shade to sun in open wetlands, lakeshores and wet ditches.

Blooms May - Jul.

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Foxglove Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 22, 2018 05:31 AM CDT

Description

A white, often with some purple lines, 5-parted, 1/2" to 1" long, tubular flower.
The flowers form a 4" to 12" cluster with upward-pointing branches.
Stem leaves opposite and stalkless
Non-native
Blooms May-July

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Deptford Pink Dianthus armeria

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 22, 2018 05:44 AM CDT

Description

A pink, 5-parted, 1/2" wide flower with toothed petals with white spots.
Plant height: 8 to 24 inches.
Non-native.
Prefers a part shade to sun habitat along roadsides in fields, open woods and waste areas.
Blooms Jun - Sep.

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Swamp Candles Lysimachia terrestris

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 22, 2018 06:06 AM CDT

Description

A yellow 5-parted flower with a rusty- red "eye" and marked with dark lines. It is 1/3" to 1/2" wide.
Plant height is 16" to 32" tall.
Native.
Likes a wet habitat in part shade to sun. A Wetland flower.
Blooms Jun - Aug.

Also called Swamp Loosestrife.

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Whorled Loosestrife Lysimachia quadrifolia

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 19, 2018 06:02 AM CDT

Description

A yellow flower with a rusty- red "eye" and dark lines, 5-parted, 3/8" to 2/3" wide.

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Variegated Pond-Lily Nuphar variegata

Observer

davecz2

Date

June 19, 2018 07:31 AM CDT

Description

A yellow flower that is 1" to 2" wide. It has reddish color inside.
Grows in the water in sun to shade.

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