Ellice Swamp (Part 1): A Look at New Hamburg

Here are some of the plants found in and near the Ellice Swamp which is located in the Stratford region. To get into the swamp, you must take a trail which serves as a snowmoblie trail in winter. The walk was on July 24, 2016.

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Black Spruce (Picea mariana)

Black Spruce (Picea mariana)

Moccasin Flower (Cypripedium acaule)

Moccasin Flower (Cypripedium acaule)

Ragged Fringed Orchid (Platanthera lacera)

Ragged Fringed Orchid (Platanthera lacera)

Swamp Candles (Lysimachia terrestris)

Swamp Candles (Lysimachia terrestris)

White Beaksedge (Rynchospora alba)

White Beaksedge (Rynchospora alba)

Massachusetts Fern

Massachusetts Fern

Royal fern

Royal fern

Mountain Holly (Ilex mucronata)

Mountain Holly (Ilex mucronata)

Boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum)

Boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum)

Three Leaved Solomon's Seal (Maianthemum trifolium)

Three Leaved Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum trifolium)

Wild Raisin (Viburnum cassinoides)

Wild Raisin (Viburnum cassinoides)

Swan's Sedge (Carex swanii)

Swan’s Sedge (Carex swanii)

A Look at New Hamburg

Holy Name Catholic Church

Holy Name Catholic Church

Public Library

Public Library

New Hamburg Grandstand (built in 1874, destroyed by fire and replaced in 2007)

New Hamburg Grandstand (built in 1874, destroyed by fire and replaced in 2007)

Nith River

Nith River

Miles Hearn

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