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Oddities

Oddities are those botanical wonders
that shouldn't be there. . .
but are.

Often times it's a flower that's the wrong color or has too many petals. Sometimes it's an odd growth habit.
Either way, it's unique.
Here's some of the Oddities that we've come across.

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White form of Blue Toadflax

White form of Blue Toadflax
(
Nuttallanthus canadensis)
Photo credit: kb


Sensitive Fern frond with both sterile and fertile parts

Sensitive Fern frond
with fertile and sterile parts
Onoclea sensibilis
Photo credit: Garry Plunkett

 

5-sided Seedbox

5-sided Seedbox
(normally 4-sided)
Ludwigia alternifolia
Photo credit: Doug McGrady

 

Arethusa

White Arethusa
Arethusa bulbosa
Photo credit: kb

 

White Fringed Polygala

White Fringed Polygala
Polygala paucifolia
Photo credit: kb

 

Four-leaved trillium

Four-leaved Trillium
Trillium sp.
Photo credit: Norm Boyer

 

White Bird's Foot Violet

White Bird's Foot Violet
Viola pedata
Photo credit: Norm Boyer

 

White Partridgeberry

White Partridgeberry
Mitchella repens
Photo credit: Norm Boyer

 

White Calopogon

White Calopogon
Calopogon tuberosus
Photo credit: Doug McGrady

 

White Cardinal Flower

White Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis
Photo credit: Doug McGrady

 

Double-flowered Bellwort

Double-flowered Bellwort
Uvularia sessilifolia
Photo credit:kbarton

 

White Ladyslipper

White Ladyslipper
Cypripedium acaule
Photo credit: Norm Boyer

 

Double-flowered Wood Anemone

Double-flowered Wood Anemone
Anemone quinquefolium
Photo credit: Francis Underwood

 

Variegated Skunk Cabbage

Variegated Skunk Cabbage
Symplocarpus foetida
Photo credit: Norm Boyer

 

If you have an Oddity you would like to add to our collection,
contact us at
news@among-ri-wildflowers.org

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