Frangulaalnus glossybuckthornneprunbourdaine figure16

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Unformatted text preview: ley – Forest Plants of Central Ontario – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queens printer. Equisetum sylvaticum Woodland Horsetail – Prêle des bois Figure 14. Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2004 onwards. The Equisetum species (horsetails) of the British I s l e s . V e r s i o n : 2 1 s t J u n e 2 0 0 9 . 18 Perennial horsetail up to 50 cm tall. Green sterile stems in whorls of feathery branched branches. Terminal spore‐bearing cones (1.5‐3 cm) on 2 to 6.5 cm long stalks. Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Eriophorum angustifolium Cottongrass ‐ Linaigrette à feuilles étroites Figure 15. Perennial with grass‐like leaves (20‐60 cm tall). Fruit with many white hairs (cotton‐like). Species depicted above: E. vaginatum. Modified from: Chambers, Legasy and Bentley – Forest Plants of Central Ontario – ©1996 Lone Pine Publishing & Queen’s printer. Frangula alnus Glossy buckthorn – Neprun bourdaine Figure 16. Small tree or shrub up to 6 m tall. Short trunk with pale elongated pores (lenticels). Leaves 5‐8 cm long 3‐5 cm wide. Mostly alternate, simple, smooth‐edges. Leaves medium to dark green ‐ glossy 5‐10 prominent veins per side. Flowers: Greenish to yellow, less than 6 mm wide. Fruits green to red to purplish black, berry‐like drupe. About 7 mm across. Fruits hang in clusters. Mature August‐ September. Adapted from Zelimir Borzan, University of Zagreb. Bugwood.org 2001. Creative Common Attributions. 19 Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 17. Fraxinus americana White ash ‐ Frêne blanc Tree may reach 30 m. Compound leaves made up of 5‐9 (usually 7) leaflets. Leaflets 6‐15 cm long, oval to lanceolate, underside of leaflets is hairless except along veins. Twigs and petioles hairless. Mature bark has ridges that form a regular diamond pattern. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2:725. Kalmia angustifolia Sheep laurel ‐ Kalmia à feuilles étroites Figure 18. Adapted from: E.L. Core and N.P. Ammons 1958. Woody Plants In Winter p.252. West Virginia University Press. 20 Shrub (15‐100 cm tall). Opposite leaves or in whorls of 3. Margins toothless. Underside of leaves is pale green, upper surface is darker and leathery. Pink or purple flowers in June. Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 19. Larix laricina Tamarack or larch ‐ Mélèze Mid‐sized tree (10‐15 m). Needles very soft, in clusters along the twigs, about 2‐3 cm long, deciduous. USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 60. Figure 20. Lycopodium obscurum Ground pine ‐ Lycopode foncé Small herbaceous plant typically about 10 cm tall. Spreads by rhizomes (an underground stem). USDA‐NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 45. 21 Lab 1 ‐ Distribution of plants at Mer Bleue Figure 21. Lythrum salicaria Purple loos...
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