Friday, June 24, 2011

Green Angel Gardens

Green Angel Gardens
Hosts: Jane & Jeff Svinicki
10392 Mendenhall Loop
Juneau, Alaska 99801
www.greenangelgardens.com

It's a beautiful place. Visit it if ever you're in Juneau. The trail is short and not challenging at all. Our tour there included a very delicious muffin and an orange cinnamon hot tea. I'm not a tea drinker but that tea was good. Anyway here are the plants they had listed on their pamphlet.

Fireweed - Epilobium augustifolium
Cow Parsnip - Heracleum lanatum
Chocolate Lily - Fritillaria camschatcensis
Blueberry - Vaccinium ovalifolium
Horsetail - Equisitum arvense
Red Elderberry - Sambucus racemosa

Trees
Black Cottonwood - Populus balsamifera
Mountain Hemlock - Tsuga mertensiana
Mountain Ash - Sorbus sitchensis
Red Alder - Alnus rubra
Shore Pine - Pinus contorta
Sitka Spruce (State tree) - Picea sitchensis
Western Hemlock - Tsuga heterophylla

Shrubs
False Azalea - Manziesia ferrugninea
Pacific Crab Apple - Malus fusca
Sitka Alder - Alnus cripsa sinuate
Willow - Salix sp.

Berries
Black Goodberry - Ribes lucustre
Blueberry - Vaccinium ovalifolium
Creeping Raspberry - Rubus pedatus
Elderberry - Sambucus racemosa
Highbush Cranberry - Viburnum edule
LIngonberry (Bog Cranberry) - Oxycoccus oxycoccus
Nagoonberry - Rubus articus
Salmonberry - Rubus spectabilis
Coastal Strawberry - Fragaria sp.
Thimbleberry - Rubus parviflorus
Twisted Stalk - Streptopus amplexifolium

Wildflowers
Angelica - Angelica genuflexa
Aster - Aster sp.
Avens - Geum macrophyllum
Beach Pea - Lathyrus japonicas
Blue Flag Iris - Iris setosa
Bog Candle Orchid - Plantanthera dilatata
Bog Swertia Swertia pernnis
Buckbean - Menyanthes trifoliate
Chocolate Lily - Fritillaria camschatcensis
Columbine - Aguilegia sp.
Creeping Buttercup - Ranunculus repens
Dandelion - Taraxicum officinale
Deer Cabbage - Fauria crista-galli
Dwarf Dogwood (Bunchberry) - Cornus canadensis
Fireweed - Epilobium augustifolium
Foamflower - Tiarella trifoliata
Forget-me-not (State flower)  - Myosotis
Geranium - Garanium erianthum
Golden Rod - Solidago canadensis
Grass-of-Parnassus - Parnassia fimbriata
Hawkweed (orange & yellow) - Hieracium gracile
Lupine - Lupinus sp
Marsh Marigold - Caltha palustris
Oxeye Daisy - Lencanthemum vulgare
Rose - Rosa sp.
Shooting Star - Dodecatheon pulchellum
Silverweed - Potentilla anserine
Single Delight - Moneses uniflora
Star Flower - Trientalis arctica
Violet: Stream, Marsh, Alaska  - Viola: glabella, palustris, langodorfii
Western Buttercup - Ranunculus occidentalis
Yarrow - Achillea millefolium
Yellow Rattle Box - Rhinanthus minor

Ferns
Lady Fern - Athyrium filix-femina
Oak Fern - Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Shiled Fern - Drypteris expansa

Odd Balls
Alaska Cotton - Eriophorum sp.
Devil's Club - Oplopanax horridus
False Hellebore - Veratrum veride
False Lily of the Valley - Maianthemum dilatatum
Fern-leaved Goldthread - Coptis asplenifolia
Goatsbeard - Aruncus dioicus
Horsetail - Equisitum arvense
Sitka Burnett - Sanguisorba officinalis
Skunk Cabbage - Lysichiton americanum
Small-flowered Bulrush - Scripus microcarpus
Sundew - Drosera Rotundifolia
Unalaska Paintbrush - Castilleja ualaschensis
Water Hemlock - Cicuta douglasii

Mosses & Lichen
Common Witches Hair (lichen) - Alectoria sarmentosa
Douglas Neckera - neckera douglasii
Haircap Moss - Polytrichum sp.
Mnium - Mnium sp.
Sphagnum Moss - Sphagnum sp.
Step Moss - Hylocomium splendens

I'm sorry for any misspellings, but I am not going to edit through all that! Hahaha!

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