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firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatonii)

Penstemon eatonii is a species of penstemon known by the common name firecracker penstemon.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165951314

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rattlesnake fern (Botrypus virginianus)

Botrypus virginianus, sometimes called rattlesnake fern is a species of perennial fern in the adders-tongue family. It is monotypic within the genus Botrypus, meaning that it is the only species within the genus. It is called the rattlesnake fern in some parts of North America, due to its habit of growing in places where rattlesnakes are also found. Rattlesnake fern prefers to grow in rich, moist woods in dense shade and will not tolerate direct sunlight.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165182512

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strawberry bush (Euonymus americanus)

Euonymus americanus is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae. Common names include strawberry bush, American strawberry bush, bursting-heart, hearts-a-bustin and hearts-bustin’-with-love. It is native to the eastern United States, its distribution extending as far west as Texas. It has also been recorded in Ontario.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165177312

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fringed loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)

Fringed loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata) is a species of flowering plant in the Primulaceae family. It is an erect, herbaceous perennial growing to 120 cm (47 in) tall and 60 cm (24 in) broad, with opposite, simple leaves, and smooth, green stems. The star-shaped yellow flowers are borne in midsummer. It is native to North America, including most of southern Canada and most of the United States except for the southwest. This plant is notable in that it is one of…

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165167620

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whorled loosestrife (Lysimachia quadrifolia)

Lysimachia quadrifolia, the whorled loosestrife, whorled yellow loosestrife, or crosswort, is a species of herbaceous plant in the family Primulaceae. It native to the eastern United States and Canada.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165159750

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fox sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)

Carex vulpinoidea is a species of sedge known by the common name fox sedge or American fox-sedge. It is native to North America, including most of Canada, the Dominican Republic, the United States and parts of Mexico, and it is known in Europe and New Zealand as an introduced species. The sedge lives in wet and seasonally wet habitat, and grows easily as a roadside weed. It produces clumps of stems up to a meter tall….

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/165140508

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Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana)

Pinus virginiana, the Virginia pine, scrub pine, Jersey pine, is a medium-sized tree, often found on poorer soils from Long Island in southern New York south through the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabama. The usual size range for this pine is 9–18 m, but can grow taller under optimum conditions. The trunk can be as large as 0.5 m diameter. This tree prefers well-drained loam or clay, but will also grow on very poor, sandy soil,…

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/162015752

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mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)

Kalmia latifolia, commonly called mountain laurel, calico-bush, or spoonwood, is a broadleaved evergreen shrub in the heather family, Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States. Its range stretches from southern Maine south to northern Florida, and west to Indiana and Louisiana. Mountain laurel is the state flower of Connecticut and Pennsylvania. It is the namesake of Laurel County in Kentucky and the city of Laurel, Mississippi (founded 1882).

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/161161478

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pale Indian plantain (Arnoglossum atriplicifolium)

Arnoglossum atriplicifolium (pale Indian plantain) is a perennial North American wildflower in the sunflower family. It is widely distributed through the central and eastern states of the United States from the Atlantic Coast westward as far as Kansas, but it is listed as endangered in the state of New Jersey.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/160126776

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primrose-leaved violet (Viola primulifolia)

Viola primulifolia, commonly called the primrose-leaf violet, is a species of flowering plant in the violet family. It is native to eastern North America, and possibly also to the Pacific Northwest. Its natural habitat is wet acidic areas that are usually at least semi-open.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/160125489

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Crome Sphagnum (Sphagnum squarrosum)

Sphagnum squarrosum, commonly known as the spiky bog-moss or spreading-leaved bog moss is a species of moss which grows in nutrient-rich, damp soil. Typical habitats include woodland, the banks of streams and ditches; it can even be found at high altitude in damp cirques. The species often grows near sedges (Carex), rushes (Juncus) or purple moor grass (Molinia caerulea).

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/160125386

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hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)

Apocynum cannabinum (dogbane, amy root, hemp dogbane, prairie dogbane, Indian hemp, rheumatism root, or wild cotton) is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows throughout much of North America – in the southern half of Canada and throughout the United States. It is a poisonous plant: Apocynum means “poisonous to dogs”. All parts of the plant are poisonous and can cause cardiac arrest if ingested. However, some lepidoptera feed

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/160122400