25 More Plants by an Old Railway: August 2022

I know the area near Crothers Woods in the Don Valley quite well and was surprised when I came across an old railway track that I had not seen before.

A perfect place to photograph wildflowers and other botany. I posted 25 recently. Here are 25 more:

Flat-topped Goldenrod (Euthamia graminifolia)
Red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe)
Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo) female
Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)
Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadense)
Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)
Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)
Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus inserta)
Scouring Rush
White Mulberry (Morus alba)
White Elm (Ulmus americana)
Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica)
Indian-hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)
Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)
Tansy (Tanecetum vulgare)
Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)
Riverbank Grape (Vitis riparia)
Joe-pye-weed (Eutrochium maculatum)
Panicled Tick-trefoil (Desmodium paniculatum)
Purple-flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)
Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron rydbergii)


How many songs, O summer wind,
How many songs you know
Of fair, sweet things in your wanderings,
As over the earth you go.                         – Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841–1928)

Miles Hearn

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *