• Campers relaxing at their site

    Greenbelt

    Park Maryland

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Plants

Common Wildflowers at Greenbelt Park

Please remember to look and enjoy but leave for others to enjoy as well.

Take pictures but leave only footprints.

Acrum family

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Barberry family

May-apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Bean Family

Red Clover (trifolium pratense)

White Clover (Triffolium repens)

Common Vetch (Vicia angutifola)

Bluebell Family

Indian Tobacco (Lobelia inflata)

Buckwheat Family

Pennsylvania Smartweed (Polygonum pensylvanicum)

Lady's Thumb (Polygonum persicaria)

Arow leaved Tearthumb (Ploygonum sagittatum)

Knotweed (Ploygonum aviculare)

Cashew Family

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus trypina)

CatTail Family

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia)

Clubmoss Family

Groundpine (Lycopodium digitatum)

Composite Family

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Common Chickory (Chichorum digitatum)

Tickseed Sunflower (Bidens polyplepis)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Did You Know?

a picture of a Native American tent in the Greenbelt Park campground

Greenbelt Park campground (located in Maryland) was closed in 1978 so that Native Americans could camp while in Washington, D.C. as a part of the Longest Walk that started in Sacramento, California. The walk was a part of Native Americans protest of how the government was treating Native Americans.