This Go Botany Concord Flora web site contains a comprehensive list of the plants of Concord, Massachusetts, and is a customized version of Go Botany. To learn about all of the plants of New England, visit the main Go Botany web site.
Ray Angelo, former Curator of Vascular Plants for the New England Botanical Club, kindly provided the list of Concord plants, with further contributions by Bryan Connolly, Massachusetts State Botanist, and Charles Davis, Curator of Vascular Plants at Harvard University Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. The nomenclature is from Flora Novae Angliae by Arthur Haines, Research Botanist at New England Wild Flower Society.
Plant of the Day: Dryopteris campyloptera mountain wood fern
Mountain wood fern inhabits cool forests in most of New England, though it is typically found at higher elevations in the southern states. Native Americans in Alaska and British Columbia used a tea of the leaves to treat stomachaches, and used the rhizomes for food.Learn More