FLORA OF WAGNER NATURAL AREA
 
 

 
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about the Trees of Wagner Natural Area   
  
 
 
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              Trees

 

 

Wagner Natural Area is famous for its plants. A list of the plants found at Wagner can be found here.

Sixteen species of orchids
, out of a total of 26 species found in Alberta, occur within or near Wagner Natural Area. Some, such as the Yellow Lady's slipper, are amazingly abundant in blooming season.

Also occurring in the Wagner fens and around the marl ponds with their constantly flowing springs, can be found such interesting plants such as: Elephant Head, Shooting Star, Fringed Gentian, Kalm's Lobelia, Sundews, and Bladderworts, to name a few. Drier areas around the fens are populated with Black SpruceTamarackPoplarBirchWillow and members of the Sedge family.

   

            Summer is almost over, as August is ending.

                                                  Montropa uniflora

                                        Read about Indian Pipes    here


   It's summer and a host of flowers are appearing. 


                                 Read about bladderworts    here

  

             In June spring violets appeared in Wagner


 
                                 Read about spring violets   here

Marsh marigolds in full bloom



                       Read about marsh marigolds  here


 

 
 

 Read about"The Willows of Wagner"  here
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


Orchids
 
           
 
Other Flowers
 

 

Grasses and Sedges