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Cape Cod Wildflowers
A Vanishing Heritage
Mario J. DiGregorio, Jeff Wallner

University Press of New England



Contents

• Preface to the New Edition viii

• A Heritage of Wildflowers x

• Using This Book xii

• Attributions xiii

• Map of Area Covered 1

• Woodlands 2
• Trailing Arbutus or Mayflower 6
• Jack-in-the-pulpit 8
• Wintergreen, Checkerberry, or Teaberry 10
• Swamp Honeysuckle 12
• Pink Lady's-slipper or Moccasinflower 14
• Trout Lily 16
• Skunk Cabbage 18
• Indian Pipes 20
• Columbine 22
• Lambkill or Sheep Laurel 24

• Ponds and Bogs 26
• White Water Lily 30
• Rose Pogonia or Snakemouth 32
• Redroot 34
• Cranberry 36
• Sundew 38
• Jewelweed or Touch-me-not 40
• Meadow Beauty 42
• Rose Coreospsis 44
• Pickerelweed 46
• Cardinal Flower 48
• White-fringed Orchid 50

• Sandplains: Heath and Pine Barrens 52
• Poverty Grass, Beach Heather 56
• Bearberry or Hog Cranberry 58
• Frostweed 60
• Wild Lupine 62
• Ladies-tresses 64
• Birdfoot Violet 66
• Stiff or Frost Aster 68
• Prickly Pear Cactus 70
• Wild Indigo 72
• Yellow Thistle 74
• Butterfly-weed 76
• Broom Crowberry 78
• Blue Curls 80
• Sickle-leaved Golden Aster 82
• Wood Lily 84
• New England Blazing Star 86

• Salt Marsh 88
• Sea Lavender 92
• Turk's Cap Lily 94
• Groundsel Tree or Sea Myrtle 96
• Silverweed 98
• Saltmarsh Fleabane 100
• Cat-tail 102
• Seaside Gerardia 104
• Rose Mallow 106

• Dunes and Beaches 108
• Sea Rocket 112
• Beach Plum 114
• Salt-spray Rose 116
• Dusty Miller 118
• Beach Pea 120
• Seaside Goldenrod 122

• Alien Species 124
• Yellow Iris 128
• Sea Poppy 130
• Sheep's Bit 132
• Trumpet Creeper 134
• Scotch Broom 136
• Lance-leaf Coreopsis 138

• Living on the Edge: Rare and Threatened Wildflowers 140
• Bushy Rockrose 144
• Leafy White Orchid or Bog Candles 146
• Swamp Pink or Dragon Mouth 148
• Golden Club 150
• Fringed Polygala 154
• New England Thoroughwort 154
• Plymouth Gentian 156
• Sandplain Gerardia 158
• Tinker's Weed or Wild Coffee 160

• Afterword: A Legacy of Flowers 162

• State-listed Rare Flowers of Cape Cod 165

• Index 168

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