ID help for a Wildflower in MA

Boston_noob(6a MA)May 6, 2013

Hi-

I stumbled upon this in woodlands near Boston while walking the dog. It was growing in limited filtered sunlight and has daffodil-like leaves. Any help in ID'ing is appreciated! :)

Thanks,
Paul

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esh_ga

Daffodil - naturalized, not native. Could have come with some soil, or some garden club planted it, or it's an old homesite there.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 12:44PM
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Boston_noob(6a MA)

Thanks! I just learned specifically, Narcissus poeticus. Strange though, is this is in the midst of a wooded forest, a good ways off the trail.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 3:00PM
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lycopus(z5 NY)

People sometimes plant strange things near trails for whatever reason. Another possibility is that there might be an old homestead in the area.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 8:04PM
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