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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid – NOT YET IN REGION

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid – NOT YET IN REGION

HWA is tiny, less than 1/16″ long, and is dark reddish-brown to purplish-black in color. Its name derives from a white “wool-like” covering called an ovisac on mature egg laying adults.

By February 15, 2014 Read More →
Yellow Iris

Yellow Iris

Yellow iris is an herbaceous perennial that can grow between 3-4 feet. The broad, lance shaped leaves are stiff and erect. The yellow, showy flowers bloom from April to June.

By February 12, 2014 Read More →
Curly-leaf Pondweed

Curly-leaf Pondweed

Curly-leaf pondweed is a submerged perennial that resembles many native pondweeds. Care must be taken to correctly identify this species. Rigid, reddish-green, oblong leaves have distinct, finely toothed, wavy edges. The plant’s flat, reddish-brown stem grows from one to 16 feet. Most reproduction is from winter buds, called turions.

By October 8, 2013 Read More →