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Early Summer WIldflowers of the Coastal Barrens

August 09, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

These are just a few of the wildflowers of the coastal barrens in early summer. Most others can be found on my website. There is much more to come.


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Wild Rose

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White Water Lily

......found in rocky ponds  White Water Lily 100White Water Lily 100

Yellow Water Lily

Usually found with White Water Lily, often blooming together.

Grass Pink Orchid

.......often blooms side by side with Dragon's Mouth Orchid

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Yellow Water Lily

Pitcher Plant

......a predator catching insects in its leaf cup.  Pitcher Plant 200Pitcher Plant 200 Pitcher Plant 201Pitcher Plant 201 Pitcher Plant 202Pitcher Plant 202

Dragon's Mouth Orchid

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Golden Heather

......blooms for a short time. 

Dragon's Mouth Orchid

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Pitcher Plant Pitcher Plant 100Pitcher Plant 100

Cotton Grass

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Evening Primrose

Grass Pink Orchid

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Sheep Laurel

Sheep Laurel 100Sheep Laurel 100

St. John's Wort

.....often used as a sedative.