Notes from a visit to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Late July 2005

[Transcribed from note book and amended. No date recorded. I was taking notes of plants which were effective or just caught my eye at the time of my visit.]

[From the Compositae/Daisy Family Garden]
Silphium perfoliatum: Large: 6'H x 5'W (supported). Large leaves.
Liatris pycnostachya: 2' tall
L. spicata: 3-4' tall
Helianthus giganteus

Epilobium augustifolium [Chamerion angustifolium, Fireweed, Onagraceae]

Unidentified "weed": ~2-3' tall, leaves opposite, cordate, fuzzy, flowers yellow, 3 petals/sepals

Begonia grandis

[In the Native Flora Garden, I was noting plants which could work in my backyard native plant garden. Several of those listed are plants I grew in the widlflower bed in Garden #1 in the East Village.]

Native Flora Garden
Solidago rugosa
*Allium cernuum
*Dicentra eximia
*Eupatorium fistulosum
: 8' tall
Viola pubescens
Vaccinium corymbosum
*Lilium superbum
: 8' tall
Polemonium reptans
*Lysimachia ciliata
Polygonatum biflorum
Sanguinaria canadensis
Asarum canadense
Viola striata
(same as home?)
Hepatica acutiloba
*Cimicifuga racemosa
: 5-6' tall, fragrant
*Allium tricoccum
(blooming w/out leaves)
Opuntia humifusa

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