Beechwood / Don Valley: May 25, 2017

12 degrees and heavy rain

Bird Highlight: Mallard

Mallard (male)

Botany Highlight: False Solomon Seal

False Solomon Seal (False Spikenard) Maianthemum racemosum

Species list: mallard, downy woodpecker, American robin,  yellow warbler, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch,  song sparrow. (10 species)

Purple Flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Alternate-leaved Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)

May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

 Miles Hearn

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