Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)
Wood Lily (Lilium philadelphicum)
Water-lily (Nymphaea odorata)
 Plants of Lanark County, Ontario--2016 Edition
  by David J. White
Rare Plant Photos
In order to add some visual interest to the site, I have included photos of rare native Lanark County plants in this section. For the most part, these are 'wildflower' shots. I include a few rare sedge and grass pictures, however, most such plants tend not to be very photogenic, and the technical characters that distinguish many of the species are not easily photographed. Likewise for most aquatic species. Additional photos will be added during the field season---as time and opportunity allow.

The photos are alphabetically arranged by scientific name into one of ten pages. Clicking on one of the links below will take you to the page with the photos as listed. Clicking on an image on one of the photo pages will bring up a larger version of the photo.

An eleventh page (Sparse) includes a number of species photographed when they were rated as rare but are now considered sparse due to the discovery of additional locations.

Photos A to B
Arethusa bulbosa (Dragon's-mouth)
Asclepias exaltata (Poke Milkweed)
Astragalus neglectus (Cooper's Milk-vetch)
Botrychium dissectum Spreng. (Cut-leaved Grape Fern)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Side-oats Grama)

Photos C
Calystegia spithamaea (Upright Bindweed)
Cardamine bulbosa (Bulbous Cress)
Cardamine concatenata (Cut-leaved Toothwort)
Carex buxbaumii (Buxbaum's Sedge)
Carex richardsonii (Richardson's Sedge)
Ceanothus herbaceus (Narrow-leaved New Jersey Tea)
Cirsium discolor (Prairie Thistle)
Claytonia virginica (Virginian Spring-beauty)
Cryptogramma stelleri (Slender Cliffbrake)

Photos D to F
Desmodium nudiflorum (Naked-flowered Tick-trefoil)
Desmodium paniculatum (Panicled Tick-trefoil)
Drosera intermedia (Spatulate-leaved Sundew)
Drymocallis agrimonioides (Tall Cinquefoil)
Dryopteris fragrans (Fragrant Cliff Fern)
Elymus wiegandii (Wiegand's Wild Rye)
Eriocaulon aquaticum (Pipewort)
Floerkea proserpinacoides (False Mermaid)

Photos G to K
Galearis spectabilis (Showy Orchis)
Galium boreale (Northern Bedstraw)
Gentianella quinquefolia (Stiff Gentian)
Goodyera pubescens (Downy Rattlesnake-plantain)
Gratiola neglecta (Hedge-hyssop)
Halenia deflexa (Spurred-gentian)
Heracleum maximum (Cow-parsnip)

Photos L to O
Lespedeza capitata (Round-headed Bush-clover)
Lobelia spicata (Pale Spike Lobelia)
Luzula acuminata (Acuminate Wood-rush)
Lysimachia quadrifolia (Whorled Loosestrife)
Maianthemum canadense var. interius (Hairy Wild Lily-of-the-valley)
Moehringia lateriflora (Grove Sandwort)
Nuphar rubrodisca (Red-disk Yellow Pond-lily)
Oclemena acuminata (Whorled Wood Aster)
Oclemena nemoralis (Bog Aster)

Photos Pa to Pl
Packera aurea (Golden Ragwort)
Panax trifolius (Dwarf Ginseng)
Parnassia glauca (Grass-of-parnassus)
Pellaea atropurpurea (Purple Cliffbrake)
Peltandra virginica (Arrow Arum)
Phegopteris hexagonoptera (Broad Beech Fern)
Platanthera clavellata (Club-spur Orchid)
Platanthera dilatata (White Bog Orchid)
Platanthera huronensis (Hybrid Bog Orchid)

Photos Po to Py
Polygala polygama (Pink Polygala)
Polygala senega (Seneca Snakeroot)
Polygala verticillata (Whorled Milkwort)
Prenanthes alba (White-lettuce)
Primula mistassinica (Bird's-eye Primrose)
Prunus pumila var. susquehanae (Sand Cherry)
Pterospora andromedea (Pinedrops)
Pyrola americana (Pyrola)

Photos R to So
Ranunculus fascicularis (Early Buttercup)
Ranunculus gmelinii (Small Yellow Water-crowfoot)
Ranunculus hispidus var. caricetorum (Northern Crowfoot)
Scutellaria parvula (Small Skullcap)
Sicyos angulatus (Bur-cucumber)
Smilax herbacea (Carrion-flower)

Photos Sp to T
Spiranthes lucida (Shining Ladies'-tresses)
Spiranthes magnicamporum (Great Plains Ladies'-tresses)
Symphyotrichum ontarione (Ontario Aster)
Symphyotrichum ×amethystinum (Amethyst Aster)
Symplocarpus foetidus (Skunk Cabbage)
Triadenum virginicum (Virginia St. John's-wort)
Triantha glutinosa (Sticky False Asphodel)
Trillium cernuum (Nodding Trillium)
Triodanis perfoliata (Venus' Looking-glass)

Photos U to Z
Utricularia cornuta (Horned Bladderwort)
Utricularia purpurea (Purple Bladderwort)
Utricularia resupinata (Inverted Bladderwort)
Uvularia sessilifolia (Sessile-leaved Bellwort)
Verbena simplex (Narrow-leaved Vervain)
Viola lanceolata (Lance-leaved Violet)
Zizia aurea (Golden Alexanders)

Sparse
Asplenium platyneuron (Ebony Spleenwort)
Eriophorum vaginatum (Dense Cotton-grass)
Hieracium umbellatum (Kalm's Hawkweed)
Hydrophyllum virginianum (Waterleaf)
Persicaria hydropiperoides (False Water-pepper)
Platanthera hookeri (Hooker's Orchid)
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Sweet Everlasting)
Solidago ptarmicoides (Upland White Goldenrod)
Utricularia gibba (Humped Bladderwort)
Veronica americana (Brooklime)
Viola adunca (Hooked Violet)
Viola sagittata var. ovata (Northern Downy Violet)


© David J. White 2016
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