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?
Old Washington, DC was a place of rivers. Compare the map here to a current river map. Where did the rivers go?