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Flowers of the Thurston Nature Center

Appreciation to the volunteers who help nurture wildflowers at the Thurston Nature Center. Special thanks to Madelaine Conboy who planted many of wildflowers, often obtaining them at Matthaei Botanical Gardens yearly sales. Thanks to Mike Conboy, who has labelled and positioned small signs to identify representative plants.

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Virginia Bluebell

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Bloodroot

 
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White Trillium

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Bellwort

 
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Yellow Trillium

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Red Trillium

 
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Wood Anemone

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May Apple

 
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Jack in Pulpit

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Wood Poppy

 
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Lilly of the Valley

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Wild Ginger

 
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Wild Geranium

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Dame's Rocket

 
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Chicory

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Bull Thistle

 
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False Solomon's Seal

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Jerusalem Artichoke

 
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Black Eye Susan

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Spotted Touch-Me-Not

 

FLOWERS IN THE THURSTON NATURE CENTER

The list of flowers in the Thurston Nature Center was compiled by Mike Conboy in the 1990s.

Adders Tongue
Alyssum, Hoary
Anemone, Wood
Aster, New England
Aster, Smooth
Bean, Bog
Beard-tongue
Bedstraw
Bee Balm
Bellflower, Tall
Bellwort
Bergamot
Bindweed
Black-eyed Susan
Bloodroot
Bluebell, Virginia
Bluestem, Big
Bluestem, Little
Boneset
Bouncing Bet
Brown-eyed Susan
Butterfly Weed
Buttonbush
Campion, Bladder
Canada Wild Rye
Cattail
Chicory
Cinquefoil
Clover, Red
Clover, White
Columbine
Coneflower, Purple
Coneflower, Yellow
Coreopsis
Creeper, Trumpet
Daisy, Ox-eye
Dame's Rocket
Dock, Curly
Dock, Prairie
Dogbane
Dutchman's Breeches
Fleabane
Forget-me-not
Geranium, Wild
Giant Reed
Ginger, Wild
Goatsbeard
Goldenrod
Goldenrod, Showy
Gooseberry
Hawkweed
Hawkweed, Orange
Heal-all
Hemlock, Water
Hyacinth
Indian Grass
Indian Pipe
Iris, Wild
Ironweed
Ivy, Ground
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jacob's Ladder

Jerusalem Artichoke
Joe-Pye Weed
Knapweed, Spotted
Lady's Slipper
Lily-of-the-valley
Loosestrife, Purple
Lovegrass, Purple
Lupine
Marigold, Marsh
Mayapple
Meadow-rue
Meadowsweet
Milkweed, Common
Milkweed, Swamp
Mint, Mountain
Motherwort
Mullein
Partridgeberry
Periwinkle
Phlox
Poison Ivy
Polygala
Pondlily, Yellow
Prairie Smoke
Primrose, Evening
Queen Anne's Lace
Rattlesnake Master
Rose, Multiflora
Rose, Prairie
Skunk Cabbage
Smoke, Prairie
Snakeroot, Black
Soft Rush
Solomon's Seal, Smooth
Solomon's Seal, False
Spring Beauty
St. John's-wort
Strawberry
Sunflower
Sweet Cicely
Switchgrass
Thimbleberry
Thimbleweed
Thistle, Bull
Thistle, Canada
Timothy
Toothwort, Cutleaf
Touch-me-not
Trefoil, Birdsfoot
Trillium, Red
Trillium, White
Trillium, Yellow
Trumpet Vine
Twinleaf
Vetch, Crown
Viburnum, Mapleleaf
Water Lily, White
Wood Poppy
Willow Herb, Hairy
Willow, Pussy
Yarrow