Wild Flower Watch

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

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Last Update March 23, 2015

Periods of Observation:
March 16 - 23

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

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Comments:

                      

            More cultivated flowers were in bloom these past few days. Still waiting for more wild and naturalized. There were some naturalized snowdrops in the RBG's Woodland Garden. Actually, the ones in Spicer Court are probably fairly naturalized too by now.



 Wild, Naturalized & Cultivated Flowers Blooming

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Photos from Fleur-Ange

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Some other Photos from Fleur-Ange

Photos From 2007

Photos from 2006

 

 


Photos and Notes from Ron Hepworth

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		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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