Bog Species List by Family Name   Leave a comment

List of Bog Species

by Family Name

 

 

Aceraceae (Maple Family)

 

Acer rubrum (Maple, Red or Swamp)

 

Apiaceae (Carrot or Parsley Family)

 

Sium suave (Water Parsnip)

 

Aquifoliaceae (Holly Family)

 

Ilex mucronata (Holly, Mountain)

 

Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)

 

Aracaceae(Arum Family)

 

Calla palustris (Calla,Wild)

 

Symplocarpus foetidus (Skunk Cabbage)

 

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

 

Bidens spp. (Beggars-Ticks)

 

Doellingeria umbellata(Aster umbellatus)(Aster, Flat-Topped, White)

 

Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)

 

Eurybia radula(Aster radula) (Aster, Rough-Leaved)

 

Solidago uliginosa (Goldenrod, Bog)

 

Balsaminaceae ( Touch-Me-Not Family)

 

Impatiens capensis (Touch-Me-Not or Common Jewel Weed)

 

Betulaceae (Birch Family)

 

Alnus rugosa (Alder, Speckled)

 

Betula populifolia (Birch, Gray)

 

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

 

Viburnum cassinoides (Witherod or Wild Raisin)

 

Cladoniaceae (Kingdom Fungi)

 

Cladonia rangiferina (Reindeer Lichen)

 

Clethraceae (White Alder Family)

 

Clethra alnifolia (Pepperbush, Sweet)

 

Clusiaceae (St John’s-wort Family)

 

Triadenum virginicum (St John’s-Wort, Marsh)

 

Cornaceae (Dogwood Family)

 

Cornus canadensis (Bunchberry)

 

Cornus stolonifera(Dogwood or Red Osier)

 

Cupressaceae (Cypress Family)

 

Chamaecyparis thyoides (Cedar,Atlantic White)

 

Juniperus communis (Juniper,Common)

 

Thuja occidentalis (Cedar, Northern White)

 

Cyperaceae, Sedge Family

 

Carex crinita (Fringed Sedge)

 

Carex echinata (Star Sedge)

 

Carex flava (Yellow Sedge)

 

Carex folliculata (Northern Long Sedge)

 

Carex pauciflora (Few Flower Sedge)

 

Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)

 

Carex trisperma (Three-seeded Bog Sedge)

  

Carex vulpinoidea (Fox Sedge)

 

Cladium mariscoides (Twig Rush)

 

Eriophorum angustifolium (Tall Cotton Grass)

 

Eriophorum vaginatum (Tussock Cotton Grass)

 

Eriophorum virginicum (Tawny Cotton Grass)

 

Rhynchospora alba (White Beak-Rush)

 

Droseraceae (Sundew Family)

 

Drosera intermedia (Sundew,Intermediate Leaf)

 

Drosera rotundifolia (Sundew, Round-leaved)

 

Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family)

 

Onoclea sensibilis (Sensitive Fern)

 

Equisetaceae (Horsetail Family)(Division Equisetophyta)

 

Equisetum sylvaticum (Horsetail, Woodland)

 

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

 

Andromeda glaucophylla (Bog-Rosemary)

 

Chamaedaphne calyculata (Leatherleaf)

 

Empetrum nigrum (Crowberry, Black)

 

Gaylussacia baccata (Huckleberry, Black)

 

Gaylussacia dumosa (Huckleberry, Dwarf)

 

Gaultheria procumbens (Teaberry or Wintergreen orCreeping
Snowberry)

 

Kalmia angustifolia (Laurel, Sheep)

 

Kalmia polifolia (Laurel, Bog)

 

Rhododendron canadense (Rhodora)

 

Rhododendron groenlandicum (Labrador Tea)

 

Vaccinium angustifolium (Blueberry, Low Bush)

 

Vaccinium corymbosum (Blueberry, Highbush)

 

Vaccinium oxycoccos (Cranberry, Small)

 

Gentianaceae (Buckbean Family)

 

Menyanthes trifoliata (Buckbean)

 

 Iridaceae (Iris Family)

 

Iris versicolor (Iris, Northern, Blueflag)

 

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

 

Lycopus uniflorus (Water-Horehound, Northern)

 

Scutellaria lateriflora (Mad-Dog Skullcap)

 

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

 

Utricularia cornuta (Bladderwort, Horned)

 

Lilaceae (Lily Family)

 

Clintonia borealis (Bluebead Lily)

 

Maianthemum canadense (Mayflower, Canadian)

 

Maianthemum trifolium (Three-leaved False Solomon’s Seal)

 

Lycopodaceae (Club Moss Family)

 

Lycopodium clavatum Club Moss orWolf-Claw)

 

Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

 

Decodon verticilliatus (Loosestrife, Swamp)

 

Monotropaceae (Indian Pipe Family)

 

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipe)  Some place this species in the Family Ericaceae

 

Mosses (Division Bryophyta)

 

Sphagnum spp.

 

Myricaceae (Wax-Myrtle Family)

 

Myrica gale (Sweet Gale or Bog Myrtle)

 

Oleaceae (Olive Family)

 

Fraxinus nigra (Ash, Black)

 

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

 

Calopogon tuberosus (Grass-Pink)

 

Plantathera blephariglottis (Orchid, White-Fringed)

 

Pogonia ophioglossoides (Rose Pogonia)

 

 Osmundaceae (Flowering Fern Family

 

Osmunda cinnemomea (Cinnamon Fern)

 

Osmunda regalis (Royal Fern)

  

Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel Family)

 

Oxalis montana (Wood Sorrel, Common)

  

Pinaceae (Pine Family)

 

Abies balsamea (Balsam Fir or Canada Balsam)

 

Picea mariana (Spruce, Black or Bog Spruce)

 

Picea rubens (Spruce, Red)

 

Pinus banksiana (Pine, Jack)

 

Pinus rigida (Pine, Pitch)

 

Pinus strobus (Pine, White or Eastern)

 

Larix laricina (Tamarack or Larch)

 

Tsuga canadensis (Hemlock (Eastern)

 

Poaceae (Grass Family)

 

Calamogrostis canadensis (Grass, Blue-Joint)

 

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

 

Trientalis borealis (Starflower)

 

Lysmachia terrestris (Swamp Candles or Bog Loosestrife)

  

Ranunculaceae (Crowfoot Family)

 

Coptis trifolia (Goldthread)

 

Thalictrum pubescens (Meadow-Rue,Tall)

 

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

 

Aronia melanocarpa (Chokeberry, Black)

 

Rosa nitida (Rose, Bristly)

 

Rubus chamaemorus (Baked- apple Berry or Cloudberry)

 

Rubus hispidus (Swamp Dewberry)

 

Sorbus americana (Mountain-Ash, American)

 

Spiraea alba (Meadowsweet)

  

Rubiaceae ( Madder Family)

 

Galium trifidum Bedstraw (Northern, Three-lobed)

  

Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher Plant Family)

 

Sarracenia purpurea (Pitcher Plant)

 

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

 

Chelone glabra (Turtlehead, White)

  

Sparganiaceae (Bur Reed Family)

 

Sparganium americanum (Bur-Reed, American)

  

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern Family)

 

Thelypteris palustris (Marsh Fern)

  

Trillaceae (Wake-robin Family)

 

Trillium undulatum (Trillium, Painted)

  

Violaceae (Violet Family)

 

Viola spp.(Violet)

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Posted February 21, 2011 by zottoli

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