Newton Conservators Almanac

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Samples from the Almanac

RIVER BIRCH, Betula nigra

December 2012
River Birch is most commonly found in moist areas. It is a fast-growing, medium-sized tree with a single or multiple stems that grows to be 50 to 70 feet tall.

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WITCH-HAZEL, Hamamelis virginiana

November 2012
Witch-Hazel is a multi-stemmed shrub with a bowing, graceful form that grows eight to 15 feet high and wide. “Hamamelis” means the flower and fruit mature at the same time.

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GREAT SPANGLED FRITILLARY, Speyeria cybel

September 2012
The Great Spangled Fritillary is the most common fritillary butterfly in the northeastern U.S. It is relatively large, up to four inches, with orange to tawny brown wings that have a delicate pattern of markings and spots.

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TROUT LILY, Erythronium americanum

May 2012
Trout Lily is also known as dogtooth violet or yellow adder’s tongue. It grows in colonies in moist woods. Yellow, nodding flowers are carried singly above the basal mottled leaves,

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SHADBUSH, Amelanchier canadensis

April 2012
Shadbush is a multi-stemmed, vase-shaped shrub, the smallest of the many serviceberry species, which grows to be 10 to 20 feet high and five to 10 feet wide. Shadbush is also called thicket shadbush,

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FERNS IN THE SNOW

January 2012
Unlikely as it may seem, some ferns are easy to find despite a several-inch blanket of snow. Most ferns emerge in April, grow spores under their fronds in the summer,

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