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Archive for the ‘Aquatic Plants’ Category

Butterfly Weed

By | Aquatic Plants, Butterfly, Invasive

> Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)  Photo by Larry Halverson This pretty milkweed is not listed in BC but considered invasive. Unlike other milkweeds it can found in wetlands.   This one was found blooming on August 9th by the wetlands near Athalmer.  Showy milkweed is toxic. It possesses moderate concentrations of cardenolides, and can poison or [&hellip

Butterfly Weed

By | Aquatic Plants, Butterfly, Invasive

> Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)  Photo by Larry Halverson This pretty milkweed is not listed in BC but is considered invasive. Unlike other milkweeds it can found in wetlands.   This one was photographed blooming on August 9th by the wetlands near Athalmer.  Showy milkweed is toxic. It possesses moderate concentrations of cardenolides, and can [&hellip

>Yellow Pond Lily

By | Aquatic Plants, Micro Habitats

> Pond Lilies are beginning to grow. The leaves or pads are attached to long stalks so that they will float with the rise and fall of water levels.  These lily pads provide resting places for insects like dragonflies and shelter for many aquatic insects. They may even be incorporated into the nest of a [&hellip

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