Lamentation Wildflowers

Two of our members cataloged the beautiful variety of wildflowers on Lamentation Mountain this past summer (2022).  Most of the native wildflowers pictured below were photographed by Heidi Brierley. The last one was photographed by Sigrun Gadwa.

Actaea rubra

red baneberry

Antennaria plantaginifolia plantain

leaved pussytoes

Lysimachia quadrifolia whorled yellow-loosestrife

Micranthes virginiensis 

early small-flowered saxifrage

Mitella diphylla

two-leaf mitrewort or bishop's-cap

Penstemon digitalis

 foxglove beardtongue

Rubus odoratus

 flowering raspberry

Sambucus racemosa

 red elderberry

Asclepias quadrifolia

 four-leaved milkweed

Capnoides sempervirens

 pink corydalis

Hypoxis hirsuta

  common star-grass

Melampyrum lineare

 cow wheat

Thalictrum (Anemonella) thalictroides rue-anemone

Triodanis perfoliata 

clasping-leaved Venus'-looking-glass

Comandra umbellata 

bastard toadflax

See these beautiful flowers for yourself next summer. Make plans to hike on Lamentation Mountain in Berlin, CT.  Enjoy the natural flora of the area and take in the views along atop this central Connecticut trap rock ridge.