Wild Flower Watch

Last Update:

July 12, 2018

Time Covered:

July 3 - 9, 2018

Locations:

RBG Rose Garden edges & Hendrie Valley;
Hamilton/Brantford Rail Trail near Hwy 52,
and a property just west of the Hamilton border



Comments:

One hundred fifteen flower species found in bloom between July 2 and 9.

Fifteen species were new for the season.

Wild or Naturalized Flowers Blooming

(N = New for the year    * = Not native to our area)

New English Name Latin Name French Name
AgrimonyAgrimonia gryposepalaAigremoine à sépales crochus
Alfalfa *Medicago sativaLuzerne cultivée
Alyssum, Hoary *Berteroa incanaBerteroa blanche
Avens, Catling's *Geum x catlingii Benoîte de Catling
Avens, WhiteGeum canadenseBenoîte du Canada
Avens, YellowGeum aleppicumBenoîte d'Alep
Basil, WildClinopodium vulgareSarriette commune
NBergamot, WildMonarda fistulosaMonarde fistuleuse
Bindweed, HedgeCalystegia sepiumLiseron des haies
Black-Eyed SusanRudbeckia hirtaRudbeckie hérissée
Bladderwort, CommonUtricularia vulgarisUtriculaire vulgaire
Blue Flag, LargerIris versicolorIris versicolore
NBouncing Bet *Saponaria officinalisSaponaire officinale
Bugloss, Viper's *Echium vulgareVipérine commune
Buttercup, Tall *Ranuculus acrisRenoncule âcre
Butterfly WeedAsclepias tuberosaAsclépiade tubéreuse
Campion, White *Silene latifoliaSilène à larges feuilles
Carpenter's Square Scrophularia marilandicaScofulaire du maryland
Carpetweed *Mollugo verticillataMollugine verticillée
Cattail, CommonTypha latifoliaQuenouille
Celandine *Chelidonium majusGrande chélidoine
Charlock *Sinapis arvensisMoutarde des champs
Chickweed, Common * Stellaria mediaStellaire moyenne
Chickweed, Mouse-Ear *Cerastium fontanumCéraiste vulgaire
Chicory *Cichorium intybusChicorée sauvage
Cinquefoil, DwarfPotentilla canadensisPotentille du Canada
Cinquefoil, Rough-Fruited *Potentilla rectaPotentille dressée
Cinquefoil, RoughPotentilla norvegicaPotentille de Norvège
CleaversGalium aparineGaillet gratteron
Clover, Red *Trifolium pratenseTrèfle rouge
Clover, White *Trifolium repensTrèfle blanc
Clover, White Sweet *Melilotus albaMélilot blanc
Clover, Yellow Sweet *Melilotus officinalisMélilot officinal
Columbine, WildAquilegia canadensisAncolie du Canada
Comfrey, Common *Symphytum officinaleConsoude officinale
NConeflower, Purple *Echinacea purpureaEchinacée pourpre
NCreeper, ThicketParthenocissus insertaVigne vierge commune
Crown-vetch, Purple *Securigera variaCoronille bigarrée
Daisy, Oxeye *Leucanthemum vulgareMarguerite blanche
Dandelion, Common *Taraxacum officinalePissenlit officinal
Dandelion, Red-Seeded *Taraxacum erythrospermumPissenlit à graines rouges
Dogbane, SpreadingApocynum androsaemifoliumApocyne à feuilles d'Androsème
Elder, Common (S)Sambucus canadensisSureau blanc
Feverfew *Tanacetum partheniumGrande camomille
Fleabane, DaisyErigeron annuusVergerette annuelle
Fleabane, Lesser DaisyErigeron strigosusVergette rude
Forget-Me-Not, True *Myosotis scorpioidesMyosotis scorpioïde
Galinsoga *Galinsoga quadriradiataGalinsoga cilié
Goatsbeard, Meadow *Tragopogon pratensisSalsifis des prés
Goatsbeard, Yellow *Tragopogon dubiusSalsifis jaune
NGrass, Bottle-BrushElymus hystrix Élyme étalé
Ground Cherry, ClammyPhysalis heterophyllaCoqueret hétérophylle
HarebellCampanula rotundifoliaCampanule à feuilles rondes
Hawkweed, Field *Hieracium caespitosumÉpervière des prÉs
Heal-AllPrunella vulgarisPrunelle vulgaire
Hedge-Parsley, Upright *Torilis japonicaTorilis anthrisque
Hemlock, WaterCicuta maculataCicutaire maculée
Hemp, IndianApocynum cannabinumApocyne chanvrin
Herb Robert *Geranium robertianumGéranium de Robert
Honeysuckle, Northern Bush (S)Diervilla loniceraDièreville chèvrefeuille
NKnapweed, Spotted *Centaurea maculosaCentaurée maculée
Lily, Day *Hemerocallis fulvaHémérocalle fauve
NLily, MichiganLilium michiganenseLis du Michigan
LopseedPhryma leptostachyaPhryma à épis grêles
Medick, Black *Medicago lupulinaLuzerne lupuline
Milkweed, CommonAsclepias syriacaAsclépiade commune
NMilkweed, SwampAsclepias incarnataAsclépiade incarnate
Moneywort *Lysimachia nummulariaLysimaque nummulaire
Motherwort *Leonurus cardiacaAgripaume cardiaque
Mullein, Common *Verbascum thapsusMoléne vulgaire
Mustard, Garlic *Alliaria petiolataAlliaire officinale
NNettle, Stinging *Urtica dioica ssp. dioicaOrtie dioïque d'Amérique
NNettle, TallUrtica dioica ssp.gracilisOrtie dioïque d'Europe
Nightshade, Bittersweet *Solanum dulcamaraMorelle douce-amère
Nightshade, Enchanter'sCircaea canadensis ssp.canadensisCircée du Canada
Nipplewort *Lapsana communisLapsane commune
Pea, Everlasting *Lathyrus latifoliusGesse à feuilles larges
Peppergrass, WildLepidium virginicumLépidie de Virginie
PickerelweedPontederia cordataPontédérie cordée
Pigweed *Chenopodium albumChénopode blanc
NPineapple Weed *Matricaria discoideaMatricaire odorante
Pink, Deptford *Dianthus armeriaOeillet arméria
Plantain, Common *Plantago majorPlantain majeur
Plantain, English *Plantago lanceolataPlantain lancéolé
Plantain, Red-StemmedPlantago rugeliiPlantain de rugel
PokeweedPhytolacca americanaPhytolaque d'Amérique
Privet * (S)Ligustrum vulgareTroène commun
NPurslane *Portulaca oleraceaPourpier potager
Queen Anne's Lace *Daucus carotaCarotte sauvage
Raspberry, Purple-FloweringRubus odoratusRonce odorante
Raspberry, Wild Red (S)Rubus idaeusFramboisier sauvage
Rocket, Dame's *Hesperis matronalisJulienne des dames
Rose, Smooth (S)Rosa blandaRosier inerme
Saint Johnswort, Common *Hypericum communMillepertuis perforé
Shepherd's Purse *Capsella bursa-pastorisBourse-à-pasteur
Sow Thistle, Field *Sonchus arvensisLaiteron des champs
NSunflower, Common *Helianthus annuusTournesol
Swallowwort *Cynanchum rossicum Cynanche
Tea, New JerseyCeanothus americanusCéanonthe d`amérique
NTea, OswegoMonarda didymaThé d'Oswego
ThimbleweedAnemone virginianaAnémone de Virginie
Thistle, Canada *Cirsium arvenseChardon des champs
Tick-Trefoil, Pointed-LeavedDesmodium glutinosumDesmodie glutineuse
Timothy * (G)Phleum pratense Fléole des prés
Trefoil, Birdsfoot *Lotus corniculatusLotier corniculé
NTrumpet CreeperCampsis radicansJasmine de Virginie
Valerian, Garden *Valeriana officinalisValériane officinale
Vervain, WhiteVerbena urticifoliaVerveine à feuilles d`ortie
Vetch, Cow * Vicia craccaVesce jargeau
Vetch, Hairy * Vicia villosaVesce velue
Water Lily, Sweet ScentedNymphaea odorataLe Lis d'eau
Water Plantain, NorthernAlisma trivialeAlisma commun
Wood Sorrel, CreepingOxalis corniculataOxalide cornue
Wood Sorrel, YellowOxalis strictaOxalide d'Europe
Yarrow, Common *Achillea millefoliumAchillée millefeuille


Monday Wild Flower Walks


Monday, July 16 - Hamilton Waterfront Trail from Waterfront Park
Monday, July 23 - Fleur-Ange's Property

If you are not getting a newsletter and need more information
contact Dean at the email address at the bottom of the page.

Dean also walks every Friday afternoon on RBG grounds
and/or the Hamilton Waterfront Trail.
Contact him at least 24 hours in advance for meeting points and times.

Photos from Fleur-Ange Lamothe


Some other Photos from Fleur-Ange

Photos and Information from Ron Hepworth




Ron passed away on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012. Because he kept records of early and peak blooming times for nearly 30 years and then passed along his summaries to me for this site, I plan on leaving his last summary here. Below is a small sample of what the whole summary looks like:

        -----------------------------------------------------------------------
ANNUAL FLOWERING RECORDS FOR YEAR 2010 LEGEND
(observed at Brantford, Ont.) FF = First Flower/Pollen 43.10'N--80.12'W PB = Peak/Mid Bloom Date ( )= Interpolated Date E = Estimated Date SPECIES OBSERVED NO. FF FF PB PB LAG YRS 2010 MEAN 2010 MEAN IN DAYS willow buds (sprout/green) 15 Mar 9 Mar 15 Mar 17 Mar 27 -8.0 (Salix alba vitellina) Euro. hazelnut (FF/Pollen) 13 Mar 19 Mar 21 Mar 21 Mar 30 -5.5 (Corylus avellana) skunk cabbage (pollen/PB) 13 (Mar 18)Mar 25(Mar 31)Apr 2 -4.5 (Symplocarpus foetidus) --------------------------------------------------------------------- The link for the rest of the records is below:

Ron's 2010 Flowering Summary


Links to Wild Flower Page Home, etc.


Index & Home of the Wild Flower Page


January Blooms - Updated to January 31, 2017 February Blooms - Updated to February 28, 2017
March Blooms -Updated to March 31, 2017 April Blooms -Updated to April 30, 2016
May Blooms -Updated to May 31, 2016
June Blooms -Updated to June 30, 2016
July Blooms -Updated to July 31, 2016 August Blooms - Updated to August 31, 2016
September Blooms - Updated to Sept. 30, 2016 October Blooms - Updated to October 31, 2016
November Blooms - Updated to Nov. 30, 2016 December Blooms - Updated to Dec. 30, 2016


Hamilton Naturalists'Homepage

This website is hosted by Wildwood Canada Inc.
Thank you Walter Muma!