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ACTON ARBORETUM IN FLOWER--come visit a little gem situated on 53 acres of orchards, woodlands, and a small bog. Enjoy viewing and learning how to identify spring ephemerals at the same time.

5/9/2018
When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Acton Arboretum
10 Taylor Road
Acton, Massachusetts  01720
United States
Presenter: Roland "Boot" Boutwell, Itinerant Naturalist
Contact: Lindsay Martucci
617-489-3930


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ACTON ARBORETUM IN FLOWER


The Acton Arboretum is a little gem situated on 53 acres of orchards, woodlands and a small bog. The Friends of the Acton Arboretum have planted a host of spring ephemerals in the woodlands and many should be in full bloom. We hope to see wood poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum), wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), trout lily (Erythronium americanum), red and white trillium (Trillium spp) and many more. We’ll focus on wildflower ID as well as fun and interesting natural history.

BRING LUNCH.

Habitat:Upland forest and bog
Known for: spring ephemerals
Difficulty: easy / moderate
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Acton, MA
Program Code: FDT1004
Instructor: Roland “Boot” Boutwell, naturalist
Fee: $38 (Member)/$46 (Nonmember)
Limit: 16 

Coordinating Cosponsor: New England Wild Flower Society

 

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