Weekly Wildflowers – Cape Cod, MA

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Beach Plum, Prunus maritima, Rosaceae
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Garlic Mustard, Alliaria petiolata, Brassicaceae
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Bugle, Ajuga reptans, Lamiaceae
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Common Cinquefoil, Potentilla simplex, Rosaceae
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Cypress Spurge, Euphorbia cyparissias, Euphorbiaceae
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Greater Celandine, Chelidonium majus, Papaveraceae
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Poor-man’s Pepperweed, Lepidium virginicum, Brassicaceae
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Scotch Broom, Cytisus scoparius, Fabaceae
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Beach Plum, Prunus maritima, Rosaceae
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Sheep Sorrel, Rumex acetosella, Polygonaceae
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Mouse-Eared Chickweed, Cerastium fontanum, Caryophyllaceae
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English Plaintain, Plantago lanceolata, Plantaginaceae

I’ve had company of the past week and a half, so I’ve been a little behind in posting. These photos were taken over the weekend of May 6th and 7th.

Locations: Parnassus Book Service, Yarmouth; Paine’s Creek, Brewster; and Nauset Light Beach, Province Lands Visitor’s Center, Race Point (all in the Cape Cod National Seashore)

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