||Bio Blitz for Baird Creek Park today.
A group of scientists, students and other interested community members
recorded in excess of 750 species of plants and animals in the park
within a 24 hour period. Check back for a link to the plant species
||Eupatorium perfoliatum (boneset)
in flower, Baird Creek Park, City of Green Bay.
||Andropogon gerardii (big
bluestem grass) has begun to flower (anthesis) on UWGB's Keith
Impatiens biflora (jewelweed) has begun to flower,
Duck Creek area, Brown County (Kathy Groves).
Today's low temperature of 45 °F is a new record low for
this date in Green Bay.
||New in flower, UWGB: Silphium terebinthinaceum
(prairie dock), Helianthus decapetalus (forest
The earliest plants of Solidago gigantea (late
goldenrod) are beginning to flower, UWGB. The common name
refers to its tendency to flower long into the Fall.
||Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's-root)
beginning to flower, UWGB (Kathy Groves).
||Clematis virginiana (virgin's-bower)
is beginning to flower, UWGB (Kathy Groves).
||Epilobium angustifolium (Fireweed)
is in flower widely in northeastern Wisconsin.
||New in flower, UWGB: Ceanothus americanus
(New Jersey tea), Ratibida pinnata (yellow coneflower),
Rosa setigera (climbing prairie rose), Pycnanthemum
virginianum (mountain mint)--all planted individuals in
UWGB's Keith White Prairie.
||Urtica dioica (stinging nettles),
Echinacea pallida (pale purple coneflower--planted in
prairie), Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle), Daucus
carota (wild carrot) starting to flower, UWGB.
||Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)
in flower, UWGB
||Mimulus ringens (monkey flower)
in flower, UWGB. First black raspberries are ripe, UWGB.
||Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly
weed) in flower, UWGB (planted prairie).
Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed), UWGB.
Today's high temperature of 62 F ties the record for the coolest
high temperature for this date.
||Verbena hastata, (blue vervain),
||Lilium michiganense (Michigan
lily) in flower, Brown and Shawano Counties.
||Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)
and Alisma triviale (northern water plantain) in flower,
||Tilia cordata (little-leaf linden,
cultivated) in flower, UWGB.
| July 01
Apocynum sibiricum (clasping dogbane), Rudbeckia
hirta (black-eyed susan), Euphorbia corollata
(flowering spurge), Circaea lutetiana (broad-leaf
enchanter's-nightshade) have begun to flower, UWGB.
Cedar Waxwings are eating the fruits of serviceberry (Amelanchier
arborea), in the Lenfesty Courtyard of MAC Hall, UWGB (Vicki