Wild Sarsparilla (Aralia Nudicaulis)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aralia_nudicaulis Native:  Wild sarsaparilla is a 1-2 foot tall shrub common to the forest understories of southern New England. It produces tiny white flowers in spherical clusters beneath the compound leaves, which ripen into blue-black berries in mid-summer. The rhizome of wild sarsaparilla has a sweet, aromatic taste, and sometimes has substituted for sassafras in the making of home-made […]

White Sweet Clover (Melilotus Alba)

Introduced:  White Sweet-Clover (Melilotus albus, Melilotus alba) is native to Europe and was introduced to the North American Continent as a forage crop. It is a member of the pea (Fabaceae) family. Quoting Wikipedia: “It was introduced to North America in the 17th century for cattle forage purposes and is now widespread throughout Canada and […]

Water Plantain (Alisma Tricale)

Native: http://www.naturemanitoba.ca/botany/wildPlants/CommonWaterPlantain.pdf Large water-plantain and its relative small water-plantain (Alisma subcordatum) look quite similar. Both plants have small flowers with three petals on greatly branched stems. They differ in the size of the flowers. Large water-plantain petals are around 1/4 inch long; petals of small water-plantain are 1/8 inch or less.  

Violets (Viola spp)


Twisted Stalk (Streptopus Amplexifolius)