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Cultivated and Wild Plants in West Philly

This is a collection of plants spotted in West Philadelphia (~2013 – present), including identifications using FlowerChecker+ (then verified by Guy Nesom).

Calluna vulgaris (common heather); near 46th & Osage Ave., 2020
Cosmos bipinnatus (Mexican aster); near 44th & Osage Ave., 2019
Plantago major (greater plantain); near 41st & Baltimore, 2019
Broussonetia papyrifera (paper mulberry); near 49th & Warrington Ave., 2019
Lantana camara (common lantana); near 47th & Osage Ave., 2019
Rumex sanguineus (bloody dock); near 45th & Baltimore Ave., 2019
Euphorbia amygdaloides (wood spurge); near 46th & Pine St., 2019
Phlox subulata (moss pink); near 47th & Pine St., 2019
Ornithogalum umbellatum (star of Bethlehem); near 53rd & Pine St., 2019
Setaria viridis (green foxtail, green bristlegrass); near 42nd & Baltimore Ave., 2019
Erigeron annuus (annual fleabane); near 46th & Pine St., 2019
Passiflora edulis (passion flower native to South America); near 44th & Locust St. (West Philly Plotland), 2019
Plectranthus scutellarioides (coleus); near 47th & Osage Ave., 2019
Trifolium repens (white clover); near 43rd & Spruce St., 2019

Visit the full herbarium (over 100 identified West Philly plants) here! There’s a little more information about each plant and additional photos, but please note the GPS coordinates are currently incorrect.

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