Monthly Archives: May 2024

Searching for the 3 flowered (on one stem) violet

NSWFS member Peter Steiner is engaged in a research project on Viola sagittata (Arrowleaf Violet on the left) and the closely related Viola fimbriatula (Downy Blue Violet on the right). In particular, he is trying to find evidence of a … Continue reading

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Member’s Meeting Outdoors Point Pleasant May 27, 6:30pm

The next and final meeting (until next fall) for the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society will be outdoors, rain or shine, at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax on Monday May 27 at 6:30pm. Please meet us at the Prince of … Continue reading

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Field trip to see Ram’s Heads May 20

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to see a colony of Ram’s Head Lady’s Slippers near Windsor on Monday May 20 at 10:00AM. Exit the 101 at Highway 14 to head east towards Brooklyn. Just after exiting the … Continue reading

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Season of the Spring Ephemerals/Early Summer Forbs 12May2024

‘Received this a.m. a notice about a post on Spring Ephemerals by Kate MacQuarrie on her PEI Untamed Blog. Kate’s blog has lots of natural history stuff relevant to NS. Kate’s piece on spring ephemerals reminded me of an “article” … Continue reading

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Rally for the Coastal Protection Act, Wed May 8, 2024

The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society shares the concerns of environmentally conscious Nova Scotians on the current government’s reversal on proclaiming the Coastal Protection Act. There are species at risk plants, ordinary salt water loving plants and habitats such as … Continue reading

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