February Flower Records
Hamilton and Brantford Areas, Canada
Updated to February 28, 2017



Following are records of 12 wild or naturalized plant species and
23 cultivated species seen blooming in February during the last 19 years
in the Hamilton/Brantford areas.


English Name Latin Name French Name
Bittercress, Hairy *Cardamine hirsuta Cardamine hérissée
Chickweed, Common * Stellaria mediaStellaire moyenne
Dandelion, Common *Taraxacum officinalePissenlit officinal
Dandelion, Red-Seeded *Taraxacum erythrospermumPissenlit à graines rouges
Groundsel, Common * Senecio vulgarisSéneçon vulgaire
Johnny Jump-Up *Viola tricolorViolette tricolore
Pennycress, Field *Thlaspi arvenseTabouret des champs
Periwinkle *Vinca minorPetite pervenche
Shepherd's Purse *Capsella bursa-pastorisBourse-à-pasteur
Skunk CabbageSymplocarpus foetidusSymplocarpe fétide
Whitlow Grass *Draba vernaDrave printanière
Witch HazelHamamelis virginianaHamamélis de Virginie

Cultivated Plants

Christmas Rose * (Red Hellebore)Helleborus atrorubensHellebore àfleurs pourpre
Crocus *Crocus sppCrocus
Snowdrops *Galanthus nivalisPerce-neige
Viburnum, Dwarf Fragrant *Viburnum farreri 'Nanum'Viorne odorant naine
Viburnum, Fragrant 'Album' *Viburnum farreri 'Album'Viorne de farrer
Viburnum, Fragrant *Viburnum farreriViorne odorante
Winter Aconite *Eranthus hyemalisAconit d'hiver
Witch Hazel, 'Agnes;Hamamelis x intermedia 'Agnes'Noisetier de sorcière 'Agnes'
Witch Hazel, 'Arnold's Promice' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold's Promise'Noisetier de sorcière 'Arnold's Promice'
Witch Hazel, 'Aurora' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Aurora'Noisetier de sorcière 'Aurora'
Witch Hazel, 'Brandis' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Brandis' Noisetier de sorcière 'Brandis'
Witch Hazel, 'Cyrille'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Cyrille'Noisetier de sorcière 'Cyrille'
Witch Hazel, 'Goldcrest' *Hamamelis mollis 'Goldcrest'Hamamélis de chine 'Goldcrest'
Witch Hazel, 'Jelena' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena'Noisetier de sorcière 'Jelena'
Witch Hazel, 'Magic Fire' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Magic Fire'Noisetier de sorcière 'Magic Fire'
Witch Hazel, 'Orange Beauty' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Orange Beauty'Noisetier de sorcière 'Orange Beauty'
Witch Hazel, 'Pallida'*Hamamelis molis 'Pallida'Noisetier de sorcière 'Pallida'
Witch Hazel, 'Primavera' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Primarvera'Hamamelis intermédiaire'Primarva'
Witch Hazel, 'Ruby Glow' *Hamamelis x intermedia 'Ruby Glow'Noisetier de sorcière 'Ruby Glow'
Witch Hazel, 'Westerstede'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'Noisetier de sorcière 'Westerstede'
Witch Hazel, 'Winter Dawn'*Hamamelis x intermedia 'Winter Dawn'Noisetier de sorcière 'Winter Dawn'
Witch Hazel, Chinese *Hamamelis 'Brevipetala'Hamamélis de chine 'Brevipetala'
Witch Hazel, Vernal * (Ozark)Hamamelis vernalisHamamélis Printanier


Dean A. Gugler
Amateur Naturalist

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