EEB 337H - Families of Vascular Plants 

Grasslands: Ontario's Tallgrass Prairie (2)

Triangle Prairie, Walpole Island First nation

Triangle Prairie, Walpole Island First Nation. Photo taken in August 2001, 4-5 months after the prairie was burned. Andropogon, Panicum, and Liatris are especially abundant at this site.

Photo T. A. Dickinson © 2001 Royal Ontario Museum.

 

 

 

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's root) at Ojibway Prairie, Windsor, Ontario. This member of the Scrophulariaceae is conspicuous at tallgrass prairie sites in midsummer. Other typically prairie plants found here include species of Andropogon, Desmodium, Liatris, Silphium, and Vernonia, some of which are provincially rare.

Photo T. A. Dickinson © 2001 Royal Ontario Museum.

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's root)

 

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