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    Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

    District of Columbia


duck weed

Duckweed is a common plant on still water.

Wildflowers begin blooming in the marsh and grassy areas in February. In April the grassy areas bloom with many kinds of violets. The wild rice and aster group are stunning in August. In fall, turtlehead blooms in the marsh.

For a field guide to these and other native plants around the marsh and ponds,

Did You Know?

A great blue heron hunting fish.

The great blue heron is a year round resident of Washington, DC. This past year they have been helpful eating invasive fish. More...