This Go Botany Concord Flora web site contains a comprehensive list of the plants of Concord, Massachusetts, and is a customized version of Go Botany. To learn about all of the plants of New England, visit the main Go Botany web site.
Ray Angelo, former Curator of Vascular Plants for the New England Botanical Club, kindly provided the list of Concord plants, with further contributions by Bryan Connolly, Massachusetts State Botanist, and Charles Davis, Curator of Vascular Plants at Harvard University Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. The nomenclature is from Flora Novae Angliae by Arthur Haines, Research Botanist at New England Wild Flower Society.
Plant of the Day: Plantago rugelii Rugel's plantain
Rugel's plantain is a native plantain of disturbed areas throughout New England. You can recognize it by its leaves, which are purplish along the petiole near where they join the stem. The species is named for the British-born botanist and physician, Ferdinand Rugel (1806 ...Learn More