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Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Achillea millefolium, commonly known as yarrow /ˈjæroʊ/ or common yarrow, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. It has been introduced as a … Continue reading

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Red Chanterelle (Cantharellus cinnabarinus)

Cantharellus cinnabarinus is a fungus native to eastern North America. It is a member of the genus Cantharellus along with other chanterelles. It is named after its red color, which is imparted by the carotenoid canthaxanthin. It is edible, fruiting … Continue reading

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striped wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata)

Chimaphila maculata (spotted wintergreen, also called striped wintergreen, striped prince’s pine, spotted pipsissewa, ratsbane, or rheumatism root) is a small (10–25 cm tall), perennial evergreen herb native to eastern North America and Central America, from southern Quebec west to Illinois, and … Continue reading

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little heartleaf (Hexastylis minor)

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/119902991

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black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)

Gaylussacia baccata, the black huckleberry, is a common huckleberry found throughout a wide area of eastern North America. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/119902949

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red maple (Acer rubrum)

Acer rubrum, the red maple, also known as swamp, water or soft maple, is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern and central North America. The U.S. Forest service recognizes it as the most abundant native … Continue reading

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common bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)

Pteridium aquilinum (bracken, brake or common bracken), also known as eagle fern, and Eastern brakenfern, is a species of fern occurring in temperate and subtropical regions in both hemispheres. The extreme lightness of its spores has led to its global … Continue reading

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Tulip-tree Silkmoth (Callosamia angulifera)

Callosamia angulifera, the tuliptree silkmoth or giant silkmoth, is a moth of the family Saturniidae. It is found in North America from Massachusetts east through central New York, southern Ontario, and southern Michigan to central Illinois, south to the Florida … Continue reading

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White-Pored Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus cincinnatus)

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungi that grow on trees) found in Europe and North America. Its common names are crab-of-the-woods, sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf, and chicken-of-the-woods. Its fruit bodies grow as striking golden-yellow shelf-like structures on … Continue reading

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Italian thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus)

Carduus pycnocephalus, with common names including Italian thistle, Italian plumeless thistle, and Plymouth thistle, is a species of thistle. It is native to: the Mediterranean region in southern Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia; East Europe and the Caucasus; and … Continue reading

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