This yellow loosestrife is ranked S2, or imperilled, in Manitoba where it reaches the northwest extent of its range.
Tall and attractive, water parsnip has delightfully fragrant flower clusters up to 5 inches across.
In the fall, the leaves turn bright yellow, wonderfully complementing the red stems.
Striking blue and white flowers stand out in any wetland setting – woodland or prairie.
The plant of many names! Calamus is know for it’s extraordinarily bitter, hot roots that have wonderful medicinal properties.
This wetland mint gets a terminal spike of beautiful pink flowers and its leaves have a distinctive bumpy texture to them.
Another one of our wetland mints, this little number has distinct, lobed leaves and white flower clusters appear in the leaf axils.
Not to me mistaken for wild mint, which looks similar and often grows nearby.
A wetland mint that produces clusters of tiny, light pink flowers in the leaf axils.
The best thing about this plant is that the flowers smell like chocolate!