Adirondack Wildflowers:  Rose Pogonia blooming on Barnum Bog at the Paul Smiths VIC (13 July 2011)

Adirondack Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs at the Paul Smiths VIC*

Trail Key
Barnum Brook Trail BB Bobcat Trail B
Heron Marsh Trail HM Long Pond Trail LP
Boreal Life Trail BL Silvi Trail Si
Woods and Waters Trail WW Skidder Trail Sk
Logger's Loop Trail LL Esker Trail E
Black Pond Trail BP Fox Run Trail FR
Jenkins Mountain Trail JM Easy Street Trail ES

Bee-balm (Monarda didyma)       X                
Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor) X X X X X                
Bog Laurel (Kalmia polifolia) X                
Bog Rosemary (Andromeda polifolia)   X                  
Buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata) X                
Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) X X X X X X X X X         X
Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense) X X X X X X X              
Carolina Springbeauty (Claytonia caroliniana)   X                        
Clintonia (Clintonia borealis) X X X X X X X              
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)** X                          
Common Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)                       X    
Common Wood Sorrel (Oxalis montana) X X X X X X X              
Cotton Grass (Eriophorum) X X                  
Cow-wheat (Melampyrum lineare) X X X                  
Creeping Snowberry (Gaultheria hispidula) X                  
Dewdrop (Dalibarda repens) X X X X   X X X           X
Dwarf Ginseng (Panax trifolius)   X                        
Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera repens) X                  
Flat-topped White Aster ( Doellingeria umbellata)         X       X X    
Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia) X X X X X             X
Fringed Black Bindweed (Polygonum cilinode)                     X      
Goldthread (Coptis trifolia) X X X X X X X X           X
Grass Pink (Calopogon tuberosus)   X X                  
Helleborine Orchid (Epipactis helleborine) ** X X X X     X            
Hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides) X X X X X X X             X
Hop clover (Trifolium aureum) ** X X X X   X            
Indian Cucumber-root (Medeola virginiana)     X                  
Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora) X X   X   X         X      
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum)                        
Labrador Tea (Rhododendron groenlandicum) X X                
Leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata) X X X X X X X X X          
Marsh Cinquefoil (Comarum palustre)   X X                  
Northern Club-spur Orchis (Platanthera clavellata)     X                      
Meadow Sweet (Spiraea alba)       X   X                
One-sided Pyrola (Orthilia secunda)   X                        
Painted Trillium (Trillium undulatum) X X X X X                
Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens)   X   X X     X          
Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)                     X    
Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata)   X X X   X   X            
Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule Aiton)   X X X                  
Pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata)   X X X   X   X            
Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea)     X   X              
Purple Trillium (Trillium erectum) X X X X              
Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota) **     X X X     X X X    
Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera tesselata)     X                  
Rose Pogonia (Pogonia ophioglossoides)   X X                  
Roundleaf Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia L.)     X                  
Sheep Laurel (Kalmia angustifolia)   X X                  
Shinleaf (Pyrola elliptica)   X X X   X                
Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) **         X             X    
Spotted Touch-Me-Not (Impatiens capensis) X X   X X             X  
Spreading Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium) X X   X                
St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) **   X             X     X
Starflower (Trientalis borealis) X X X X X     X       X
Steeplebush (Spiraea tomentosa)   X   X X   X            
Swamp Candles (Lysimachia terrestris)     X                  
Trailing Arbutus (Epigaea repens)   X                    
Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum) X X X                  
Twinflower (Linnaea borealis) X                      
White Fringed Orchid (Platanthera blephariglottis)     X                  
White Water-lily (Nymphaea odorata Aiton) X X   X   X   X            
Whorled Wood Aster (Oclemena acuminata) X   X     X             X
Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) X X X X X                
Wild Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis) X X X X X X             X
Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) X X   X       X            
Yellow Pond Lily (Nuphar lutea) X X   X     X            


*Partial list of plants observed in spring and summer on selected trails

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.