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Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata)

Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) is an annual native plant in North America (eastern and central regions).  It blooms starting in mid-summer and continues blooming until the first hard frost in the fall.  Flowers are quite small so it takes a … Continue reading

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Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

A native plant in central and eastern North America, Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) blooms during the summer.  Typically, it can be found along roadsides and fields. The spring shoots arise from underground root buds or from newly germinating seeds. A … Continue reading

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Yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)

Yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta) is a common plant in North America — growing along roadsides, waste places and in cultivated gardens (where it’s usually not wanted).  The above photo shows its compound leaves with three heart-shaped leaflets, along with … Continue reading

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