Wild Flower Watch

 
White Trillium
(Trillium grandiflorum)
[TRIL-ee-um   gran-dih-FLOR-um]

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Last Update April 9, 2015

Periods of Observation:
March 23 - April 9, 2015

Places of Observation:
  RBG Rose Garden, Hendrie Valley, Arboretum,
some Hamilton Streets & a property just west of Hamilton



Comments:

                      

            There is a good showing of Witch Hazel varieties in the Arboretum these days and the Spicer Court at the RBG headquarters is a good place to visit.



 Wild, Naturalized & Cultivated Flowers Blooming

Apr_09_15_flowers.jpg
      


Photos from Fleur-Ange

Apr09_ChristmasRose.jpg

Some other Photos from Fleur-Ange

Photos From 2007

Photos from 2006

 

 


Photos and Notes 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:
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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 Summary


 

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