Wetland Plants of the Adirondacks: Herbaceous Plants and Aquatic Plants
Wetlands are increasingly viewed as valuable resources rather than wastelands and appreciated as reservoirs for species diversity. These two companion volumes provide the naturalist and field worker with complete descriptions and illustrations of 312 plant species found in Adirondack wetlands and sufficient information for the identification of many more. We hope you will take the books along on your next outing and begin to share our fascination with wetland plants.
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5-parted ┴at Adirondacks └eld alternate ┴ower heads ┴ower stalk ┴owers Apiaceae Aster Asteraceae axils basal leaves base bilateral Bladderwort bogs bracts branched canadensis capsule Clusiaceae cm long cm tall cm tall Flower compound dif└cult erect FACW FACW+ female ┴owers Fruits Goldenrod greenish Habitat hairy heart-shaped identi└cation Lady’s Lamiaceae lance-shaped lea┴ets leafstalk long Habitat long Leaves long stalks Loosestrife lower lip Lysimachia male ┴owers marshes meadows Similar Species Mentha arvensis Mitella nuda moist narrow opposite Orchidaceae Orchidaceae Plants palustris perennial petals pink places Similar Species Polygonaceae ponds purplish raceme Ranunculaceae Ranunculaceae Plant Ranunculus rhizome rhizome Flowers rounded sepals shores Similar Species Similar Species slender smooth spadix Sparganium spathe spikes St John’s Wort stalkless stamens Status stems Flowers submerged leaves swamps Similar Species teeth tiny top of stem umbel upper leaves Violet Watermilfoil waters Similar Species wet meadows wet meadows Similar wetland whorls woods Similar Species yellow