Wildflowers

Deptford Pink

 The Deptford Pink, Dianthus armeria, is an introduced species that is named after Deptford, England where the flower is common. It grows along trails and in open areas and blooms in June. 
 

Wild Garlic

 The Wild Garlic, Allium canadense, is a member of the lily family. It has a cluster of small, pinkish flowers and a strong onion-like odor. It grows in fields and blooms in June.
 

Rabbits-foot Clover

 The Rabbits-foot Clover, Trifolium arvense, is a small clover common in the fields of Old Pine Farm. It blooms throughout the summer. Other types of clovers found here include the White, Clover, and Yellow Sweet Clover.
 

Yarrow

 The Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, is a member of the sunflower family. It has a flat topped cluster of tiny, white flowers and finely dissected leaves. It grows in open fields and blooms in June.
 

Blue Toadflax

 The Blue Toadflax, Linaria canadensis, is a member of the snapdragon family. It grows in open fields, has clusters of tiny, blue flowers, and blooms throughout the summer. 
 

Daisy Fleabane

 The Daisy Fleabane, Erigeron annus, is a member of the sunflower family. It has small, white flowers, grows in open fields, and blooms throughout the summer.
 

Prickly Pear Cactus

 The Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia humifusa, is the only member of the cactus family found in New Jersey. It grows in open, sandy areas and blooms in June.
 

Groundnut

 The Groundnut, Apios americana, is a member of the pea family and has a cluster of brown, pea-like flowers. It grows in meadows and blooms in August.
 

Marsh Marigold

 The Marsh Marigold, Caltha palustris, is a member of the buttercup family. It grows in wetlands and blooms in late April.
 

Tall Meadow Rue

 The Tall Meadow Rue, Thalictrum polygamun, is a member of the buttercup family. It grows in wetlands and blooms in June.
 

Turk's-cap Lily

 The Turk's-cap Lily, Lilium superbum, is a member of the lily family. It has an orange flower with brown spots, grows on the edges of wetlands, and blooms in July.
 

Fringed Loosestrife

 The Fringed Loosestrife, Lysimachia ciliata, is a member of the primrose family. It grows on the edges of the creek and blooms in July
 

Swamp Rose

 The Swamp Rose, Rosa palustris, is a member of the rose family. It grows on the edges of the creek and blooms in July.
 

Turtlehead

 The Turtlehead, Chelone glabra, is a member of the snapdragon family and is named for its flower's resemblance. It grows on the edges of wetlands and blooms in July.
 

Broad -leaved Arrowhead

  The Broad -leaved Arrowhead, Sagittaria latifolia, grows in the tidal wetlands and is named for its leaves resemblance to a to an arrow. Muskrats and ducks feed on its tuberous roots and it blooms in August.
 

Green Coneflower

  The Green Coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata, is a member of the sunflower family. It grows of the edges of wetlands and blooms in July.
 

Giant Sunflower

 The Giant Sunflower, Helianthus, giganteus, is a member of the Sunflower family. It is named for its height and can grow up to   10 feet tall. It grows in wetlands and blooms in August. 
 

Giant Sunflower

 Giant Sunflower in bloom.