FRIENDS OF JAMAICA POND

36 Perkins St., PO Box 300040, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-0030

Gerry Wright, Founder and President

Telephone: 617-524-7070

Email: FrederickLawOlmsted@yahoo.com

TTY/MA RELAY 800-439-2370

www.FriendsOfJamaicaPond.org

Friends of Jamaica Pond

History and Annual Park Keeper Award

Frederick Law Olmsted a one-man play by Gerry Wright

Nature's Class Room: Environmental Education Projects

Environmental Research Projects

Forestry Protection Projects

Emerald Necklace Bird Club

Volunteer Stewardship Program

Calendar and Meetings and Press

Memberships and Donations

Links and Resources

Contact and Email Info

 
"Let it be not for present use and delight alone, but let it be of such a work that our descendents will thank us for it."
Frederick Law Olmsted

Nature's
Class Room:

Environmental
Education
Projects

Jamaica Pond's Albino Gray Squirrel

Eastern Chipmunk


Cottontail Rabbits

Great Horned Owls

Red Tailed Hawks


Butterflies and Dragonflies

Emerald Necklace Wildflowers

Pink Lady's Slipper

Great Blue Herons

Emerald Necklace Fungi (Coming Soon)


Emerald Necklace Wildflowers:


Resources:

New England Wildflower Society
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701-2699 http://www.newenglandwild.org


Yellow Iris or Yellow Flag - Iris pseudacorus

http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant/iripse2.html

OxEye Daisy - Leucanthemum vulgare

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/OXEYEDAISY_PAGE_FINAL.html

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/leucanthemumvulg.html

Periwinkle (Creeping Myrtle) Vinca minor

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/vincamino.html

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=VIMI2

http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/p/periwi27.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinca_minor

An escaped garden flower that was used in colonial medicines.  We have  purple, blue and white varieties in the Emerald Necklace.  Forms large patches through its creeping stems...


Canada Mayflower (False Lily-of-the-valley) Maianthemum canadense

Blooms in May. very fragrant and forms large patches in the woodlands

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=MACA4

http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=242101757

http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=MACA4


Pink Corydalis (Rock Harlequin) Corydalis sempervirens (Capnoides sempervirens)

Found in the pudding stone rock ledges of  the Emerald Necklace.  Can thrive in shallow dry soil. Blooms here in May.

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/corydalissemp.html


Garden Phlox- Phlox paniculata

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/GARDENPHLOX_PAGE_FINAL.html

Solomon's-plume (False Solomon's-seal) - Maianthemum racemosum 

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/maianthemumrace.html

False Indigo (Indigobush) - Amorpha fruticosa
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/amorphafrut.html


Mouse-ear Hawkweed - Hieracium pilosella
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/hieraciumpilo.html

Daisy Fleabane - Erigeron annuus

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/DAISYFLEABANE_PAGE_FINAL.html

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/erigeronannu.html

Tansy - Tanacetum vulgare

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/tanacetumvulg.html

Queen Ann's Lace - Daucus carota

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/QUEENANNESLACE_PAGE_FINAL.html

Chickory - Chichorium intybus

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/CHICORY_PAGE_FINAL.html

White Wood Aster - Eurybia divaricata (Aster divaricatus)
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/eurybiadiva.html


Bull Thistle - Cirsium vulgare

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/BULLTHISTLE_PAGE_FINAL.html


Indian Pipe - Monotropa uniflora

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/monotropaunif.html

http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/PAGES/INDIANPIPE_PAGE_FINAL.html

Fragrant Water-lily (Sweet Water-lily) - Nymphaea odorata
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/galleries/nymphaeaodor.html

Pink Lady's Slipper (Moccasin Flower) - Cypripedium Acaule

Detailed web page on this site HERE


NOTE:  8 x 10 matted and framed photographs are available for $100 membership donations or 11 x 17 matted and framed photographs are available for $500 membership donations to Friends of Jamaica Pond. Contact Stephen Baird at info@communityartsadvocates.org
Contact and Email Information

FRIENDS OF JAMAICA POND

36 Perkins St., PO Box 300040, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-0030

Gerry Wright, Founder and President

Telephone: 617-524-7070

Email: FrederickLawOlmsted@yahoo.com

TTY/MA RELAY 800-439-2370

www.FriendsOfJamaicaPond.org

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