Friday, April 22, 2011

April 9, 2011 Woods south of Benton Dam

April 9, 2011 - Since our April 5 walk in this jewel of a woods south of the Benton Dam, three more species are blooming - Bloodroot (Sangauinaria canadensis), Cut-leaved Toothwort (Cardamine concatenata) and Purple Springcress (Cardamine douglassi).  Both Toothwort and Purple Springcress  are members of the Mustard Family, with the characteristic 4 petals.  For directions to this site see River Preserve County Park

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