Monstshire Flora: Go Botany

Montshire Flora Discover plants at the Montshire Museum of Science

New England Wild Flower Society

The Go Botany Montshire Flora website contains a comprehensive list of plants located on the grounds of the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont, and is a customized version of Go Botany. To learn about all of the plants of New England, visit the main Go Botany web site.

The nomenclature is from Flora Novae Angliae by Arthur Haines, Research Botanist at New England Wild Flower Society.

Asclepias incarnata

Plant of the Day: Asclepias incarnata swamp milkweed

Swamp milkweed is the only milkweed (Asclepias) in New England that is primarily found in swamps and wet areas. There are two varieties in our area. The Iroquois and Meskwaki used the roots medicinally, and Menominee ate the inflorescenes, sometimes drying them for winter u ...

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