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,

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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