Non-Bog Plants

Non-Bog Plants

These are plants that have been found in Camosun Bog. Some of them have been eradicated, and some of them remain. They arrived in Camosun Bog through the wind, through animal droppings and through proximity to the encroaching forest.

 

 

Common Name Scientific Name
Serviceberry Amelanchier canadensis

(not the native species)

Deer Fern Blechnum spicant
Three-way Sedge Dulichium arundinaceum
Bunchberry Cornus canadensis  
Salal Gaultheria shallon
Skunk Cabbage Lysichiton americanum
Tufted Loosestrife Lysimachia thyrsiflora
Pacific Crab Apple Malus fusca
False Lily-of-the-Valley Maiathemum dilatatum  
False Azalea Menziesia ferruginea  
Yellow Pond Lily Nuphar polysepalum
Cascara Rhamnus purshiana
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis
Hardhack Spirea douglasii
Broom Forkmoss Dicranum scoparium  
Stairstep Moss Hylocomium splendens  
Snake Moss Plagiothecium undulatum
Common Haircap Moss Polytrichum commune  
Fan Moss Rhizomnium glabrescens
Yellow-ladle Liverwort Scapania boulanderi
Big-Leaf Maple Acer macrophyllum
Paper Birch Betula papyrifera
European Weeping Birch Betula pendula
Oak Fern Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Lady Fern Athyrium filix-femina
Grey Sedge Carex canescens
Creeping Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris
Fireweed Epilobium angustifolium
Purple-leaved Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum
Hairy Cats Ear Hypochaeris radicata
Tapered Rush Juncus acuminatus
Common Rush Juncus effusus
Running Clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum
Ground Pine Lycopodium dendroideum
Common Mint Mentha spicata
Swordfern Polystichum munitum
Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii
Bracken Pteridium aquilinum
English Oak Quercus robur
Evergreen Blackberry Rubus laciniatus
Trailing Blackberry Rubus ursinus
Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa
Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum