Glacier Pools Preserve

………………….Walking Paths for Eastern Lycoming County

Plants

Below is a listing of some of the many wild flowers you will enjoy while walking our paths. This is only a small selection of flowers that are seen and we are delighted when a new one is discovered.

Please feel free to add your images of wild flowers that you enjoy on our walking paths through the meadows and forest.

Asclepias syriaca
(Common milkweed)
Aster sp. 
(Purple aster)
Aster pilosus
(Heath aster)
Centaurea nigra
(Black knapweed)
Comptonia peregrina 
(Sweetfern)
Cypripedium acaule 
(Pink ladyslipper)
Eupatorium rugosum
(White snakeroot)
Euthamia graminifolia
(Grass leaved goldenrod)
Gaultheria procumbens
(Teaberry)
Impatiens sp.
(Jewelweed)
Lycopodium (3 species)
(Club moss)
Microstigium sp.
(Stiltgrass)
Mitchella repans
(Partridgeberry)
Monarda fistulosum
(Bergamot)
Medeola virginiana
(Indian cucumber)
Polygonatum biflorum
(Solomon’s seal)
Rubus sp.
(Blackberry)
Smilax sp.
(Catbriar)
Solidago altissima
(Tall goldenrod)
Solidago rugosa
(Rough goldenrod)
Triflorum pretense
(Red clover)
Tussilago farfara
(Coltsfoot)

One Comment

  1. Enjoyed walking most of the trails this morning looking for wildflowers with a friend.
    Don’t see a way to upload photos, but we saw the following:
    Lesser Stitchwort – Stellaria graminea
    Yellow Goatsbeard – Tragopogon pratensis
    Yellow hop clover – Trifolium agrarium
    Black-eyed Susan – Rudbeckia serotina (flowers not quite open)
    Deptford Pink – Dianthus armeria
    Whorled Loosestrife – Lysimachia quadrifolia
    Small Sun Drops – Oenothera perennis
    Orange Hawkweed – Hieracium aurantiacum
    Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
    Indian Cucumber Root – Medeola virginiana
    also: Mountain Laurel, Wild Strawberries (yum), Low bush blueberries (a few ripe ones too!)

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