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ID help for a Wildflower in MA

Posted by Boston_noob 6a MA (My Page) on
Mon, May 6, 13 at 11:13


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! :)


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RE: ID help for a Wildflower in MA

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

RE: ID help for a Wildflower in 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.

RE: ID help for a Wildflower in MA

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

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