Some Plants from the Oak Ridges Moraine

These are a few of the plants encountered during an August walk in the area of the moraine that is the source for the Holland River.

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Tree Clubmoss (Lycopodium obscurum)

Tree Clubmoss (Lycopodium obscurum)

Spikenard (Aralia racemosa)

Spikenard (Aralia racemosa)

Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia)

Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia)

Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

Arrow-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum urophyllum)

Arrow-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum urophyllum)

Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora)

Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra)

Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis)

Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis)

Heal All (Prunella vulgaris)

Heal All (Prunella vulgaris)

Miles Hearn

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