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THE WILDFLOWERS OF LONG LAKE: PHOTOS BY MEMBERS

Welcome to our ever-expanding album of wildflowers photographed at Long Lake (47°33'40.20" N, 94°41'11.40" W; about 8 miles east of Lake Bemidji State Park, MN). Our Long Lake birds and wildlife are displayed on their own separate pages.

The complete wildflower album below is just getting started. Here are the latest additions (click on a thumbnail):

Lady Slipper Orchid on Long Lake Mountain Lady's Slipper on Long Lake Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper  on Long Lake Closed Bottle Gentian on Long Lake Pink Mocassin on Long Lake Indian Pipe on Long Lake Greater Burdock on Long Lake Broadleaf Arrowhead  on Long Lake American White Water Lily on Long Lake Indian Paintbrush on Long Lake

Help complete our album by submitting your Long Lake photos!

Wildflowers of Long Lake by Order, Family, Species

Daisies

(Order: ASTERALES)

Daisy Family

(Family: ASTERACEAE)

Greater Burdock on Long Lake

© 2012 Gene Johnson

Greater Burdock
Arctium lappa L.
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): woodland burdock, great burdock, gobō, edible burdock, lappa, beggar's buttons
ORDER: ASTERALES
FAMILY: ASTERACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Gene Johnson
Location:
Date:
July 24, 2012
Comments:
This plant has been in our yard forever at the edge of the woods. I was calling it wild rhubarb but flowers appeared for the first time this year making research easier. Today I discovered it’s Greater Burdock.
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Gentians

(Order: GENTIANALES)

Gentian Family

(Family: GENTIANACEAE)

Closed Bottle Gentian on Long Lake

© 2006 Bill Beck

Gentiana andrewsii Griseb.
ITIS #: 29967
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Bottle Gentian, Closed Gentian
ORDER: GENTIANALES
FAMILY: GENTIANACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Bill Beck: 55mm, 0.0111s, f/8, 400ISO
Location:
Date:
Aug. 11, 2006
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Herbs, vines, shrubs

(Order: RANUNCULALES)

Buttercup Family

(Family: RANUNCULACEAE)

Hepatica plant, on Long Lake

© 2012 Carol Hoyem

Hepatica
Hepatica nobilis
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Liverleaf, Liverwart
ORDER: RANUNCULALES
FAMILY: RANUNCULACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Carol Hoyem
Location:
Date:
May 11, 2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.
Wood Anemone plant, on Long Lake

© 2012 Carol Hoyem

Wood Anemone
Anemone nemorosa
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Windflower, Thimbleweed, Smell Fox
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Carol Hoyem
Location:
Date:
June 13, 2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Agaves, aloes, onions, day-lilies and related plants

(Order: ASPARAGALES)

Orchid Family

(Family: ORCHIDACEAE)

Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper on Long Lake

© 2012 Bill Beck

Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin
ITIS #: 566498
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Mocassin Flower
ORDER: ASPARAGALES
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Bill Beck: 35mm, 0.0222s, f/9.5, ISO800
Location:
Date:
May 28, 2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.
Pink Moccasin on Long Lake

© 2012 Erika Bailey-Johnson

Pink Moccasin
Cypripedium acaule
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Pink Lady's-Slipper, Pink Lady's-Slipper Orchid, Pink Ladyslipper, Lady's-Slipper Orchid, Moccasin flower
ORDER: ASPARAGALES
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Erika Bailey-Johnson
Location:
Date:
2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.
Mountain Lady's Slipper on Long Lake

© 2012 Bill Beck

Mountain Lady's Slipper
cypripedium montanum
ITIS #: 043537
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Large Lady's Slipper, White Lady's Slipper, Moccasin Flower
ORDER: ASPARAGALES
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Bill Beck: 64mm, 0.008s, f/9.5, ISO 200
Location:
Date:
June 12, 2012; 3:44 pm
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.
Showy Lady's Slipper on Long Lake

© 2012 Bill Beck

Cypripedium reginae
ITIS #: 43538
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Pink-and-white Lady's-slipper, Queen's Lady's-slipper
ORDER: ASPARAGALES
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Bill Beck: 75mm, 0.0167s, f/9.5, ISO 400
Location:
Date:
June 12, 2012; 3:30 pm
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.
Showy Lady's-Slipper on Long Lake

© 2012 Jodi Bryant

Showy Lady's-Slipper
Cypripedium reginae
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Pink-and-white Lady's-slipper, Queen's Lady's-slipper
ORDER: ASPARAGALES
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Jodi Bryant
Location:
Date:
2012
Comments:
The Ladyslippers are by our mailbox.
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Mints

(Order: LAMIALES)

Broomrape Family

(Family: OROBANCHACEAE)

Showy Lady's-Slipper on Long Lake

© 2012 Jodi Bryant

Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja coccinea
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Scarlet Painted-cup
ORDER: LAMIALES
FAMILY: OROBANCHACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Jodi Bryant
Location:
Date:
2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Water lilies

(Order: NYMPHAEALES)

Water Lily Family

(Family: NYMPAEACEAE)

White Water Lily on Long Lake

© 2007 Curtiss Hunt

American White Water Lily
Nymphaea alba
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Fragrant white water lily, White water lily, Fragrant water lily
ORDER: NYMPHAEALES
FAMILY: NYMPAEACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Curtiss Hunt
Location:
Date:
2007
Comments:
Taken in the channel that separates the island from the mainland.
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Marsh Plants

(Order: ALISMATALES)

Herbaceous Aquatics Family

(Family: ALISMATACEAE)

Broadleaf Arrowhead on Long Lake

© 2012 Gene Johnson

Broadleaf Arrowhead
Sagittaria latifolia Willd.
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Common arrowhead, Duck-potato, Indian potato, Wapato
ORDER: NYMPHAEALES
FAMILY: NYMPAEACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Gene Johnson
Location:
Date:
July 24, 2012
Comments:
We have been watching these large “elephant ear” plants in our yard this spring and summer. And low and behold, white flowers appeared a couple of days ago. The flowers are very delicate and beautiful. Amazing considering those large “ears”.
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.

Rhododendron

(Order: ERICALES)

Heath Family

(Family: ERICACEAE)

Broadleaf Arrowhead on Long Lake

© 2012 Erika Bailey-Johnson

Indian Pipe
Monotropa uniflora
OTHER COMMON NAME(S): Ghost Plant
ORDER: ERICALES
FAMILY: ERICACEAE
Conservation Status (IUCN)
ICUN Scale
Photographer:
Erika Bailey-Johnson
Location:
Date:
2012
Comments:
Species identification represents the best estimate of the observer and is not scientifically verified.