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What's in Bloom?

List of species in bloom at Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA.

Volunteers for the Society walk the paths and trails of Garden in the Woods each week to find what is in bloom and create records which help the horticulture staff understand the early or late season we are experiencing. Trend data is pulled from these records.


We share this weekly information online to let visitors know what is in bloom as they plan their Garden trips.

What's in Bloom Week of 10/5/2015

Bloom Board 10-5-2015

Aconitum uncinatum (wild monkshood)

Actaea pachypoda  (white baneberry- fruit AKA doll’s-eyes)

Actaea americana (American bugbane)

Actaea rubifolia (Appalachian bugbane)

Agastache foeniculum (lavender giant-hyssop)

Ageratina altissima ‘Chocolate’ (white snakeroot)

Benthamidia florida (flowering big-bracted dogwood – berries)

Campanula rotundifolia (Scotch bellflower)

Chasmanthium latifolium (northern sea oats)

Chelone lyonii (pink turtlehead)

Conoclinium coelestinum (blue mistflower)

Dicentra eximia (wild bleeding-heart)

Epigaea repens (trailing arbutus – berries)

Eragrostis spectabilis (purple lovegrass)

Eurybia divaricata (white wood-aster)

Franklinia alatamaha (Franklin tree)

Gaultheria procumbens (eastern spicy-wintergreen)

Gentiana clausa (meadow bottle gentian)

Gentianopsis crinita (greater fringed-gentian)

Heuchera villosa (hairy alum-root)

Ilex glabra (evergreen winterberry – berries)

Ilex verticillata (common winterberry -- berries)

Ionactis linarifolia (flax-leaved stiff-aster)

Panicum virgatum (switch panicgrass)

Phlox paniculata ‘Jeana’ (fall phlox)

Polygonatum biflorum (King Solomon’s-seal – berries)

Pycnanthemum muticum (clustered mountain-mint)

Rudbeckia triloba (three-lobed coneflower)

Sanguisorba canadensis (Canada burnet)

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium (little bluestem)

Solidago canadensis  (Canada goldenrod)

Solidago caesia var. caesia (axillary goldenrod)

Solidago sphacelata (autumn goldenrod)

Solidago rugosa (common wrinkle-leaved goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass)

Symphoricarpos albus (common snowberry)

Symphiotrichum novae-belgii (New York American-aster)

Symphiotrichum cordifolium (heart-leaved American-aster)

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England American-aster)

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (aromatic aster)

Symphiotrichum praealtum (willow-leaf American-aster)

Symphiotrichum puniceum (purple-stemmed American-aster)

Vaccinium macrocarpon (large cranberry)


last modified October 07, 2015