Weekly Wildflowers – Two Lights State Park, Cape Elizabeth, ME

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Butter and Eggs, Linaria vulgaris, Plantaginaceae
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Fall Dandelion, Scorzoneroides autumnalis, Asteraceae
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Beach Rose, Rosa rugosa, Rosaceae
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Wild Radish, Raphanus raphanistrum, Brassicaceae
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Bull Thistle, Cirsium vulgare, Asteraceae
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New York Aster, Symphyotrichum novi-belgii, Asteraceae
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Queen Anne’s Lace, Daucus carota, Apiaceae
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Lady’s Thumb Smartweed, Persicaria maculosa, Polygonaceae
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Goldenrod, Solidago sp., Asteraceae
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Virginia Rose hips, Rosa virginiana, Rosaceae
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Seaside Goldenrod, Solidago sempervirens, Asteraceae
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Common Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, Asteraceae
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Rabbit-Foot Clover, Trifolium arvense, Fabaceae
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Staghorn Sumac, Rhus hirta, Anacardiaceae
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Heath Aster, Symphyotrichum ericoides, Asteraceae
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Bull Thistle, Cirsium vulgare, Asteraceae
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Black Swallowort, Cynanchum louiseae, Apocynaceae
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Seaside Plantain, Plantago maritima, Plantaginaceae
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Winterberry, Ilex verticillata, Aquifoliaceae
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Japanese Barberry, Berberis thunbergii, Berberidaceae

These two posts of last weekend’s pictures are likely the last posts of the year. It’s been warm enough that a number of the season-spanning flowers are still chugging along, but anything remotely tied to any sort of seasonal clock has fully recognized the writing on the wall, and is gone by.

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