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Natural Assets at Powderhorn Lake – Aug 9, 2012

August 9, 2011
Birding at Powderhorn Lake

Guided by Judy Pollock, Attended by Jennifer Johnson, intern and Sherry Williams, note taker
10:00am start – 11:39am end
Black Oak Savannah

BIRDS
Peewee
Catbird
Song swallows
Goldfinch
Nutthatch

NATURAL ASSETS

Woodland onion – Allium
Starry Campion
Worled milkweed
Goldenrod
Woodland sunflower
False Solomon seal
Wild strawberry
Joe Pye weed
Ironweed
Purple loose stripe
Solomon seal with berries
Harebell
Horsetail (grassy)
Bee bomb – New Jersey tea
Indigo
Grapevine
Trefoil
Yarrow
Hemlock (a wetland plant)
Mountain mint
Round headed bush clover
Vervain
Poison Ivy
Butterfly milkweed (orange stem top)
Willow shrubs
Asparagus
Queen Anne’s lace
Cord grass
Blazing star
Horse mint
Mullein
Ground cherry (in the tomato family)
Nodding onions
Ragweed
Sweet clover
Tall ball sedge
Pasture Rose
Black eyed Susan
Turkey foot (Big Blue Stem)
Daisy fleabane
Bone Sedge
Touch me nots
Willow herbs
Maple trees
Black Oaks
Cottonwood trees
Summack
Evening primrose
Tree of Heaven
Cattails

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