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
Bunchberry Cornus canadensis
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
Broad-Leaf Maple Acer macrophyllum
Serviceberry Amelanchier canadensis (not the native species)
Paper Birch Betula papyrifera
European Weeping Birch Betula pendula
Oak Fern Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Lady Fern Athyrium filix-femina
Deer Fern Blechnum spicant
Grey Sedge Carex canescens
Three-way Sedge Dulichium arundinaceum
Creeping Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris
Fireweed Epilobium angustifolium
Purple-leaved Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum
Salal Gaultheria shallon
Hairy Cats Ear Hypochaeris radicata
Tapered Rush Juncus acuminatus
Common Rush Juncus effusus
Running Clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum
Ground Pine Lycopodium dendroideum
Skunk Cabbage Lysichiton americanum
Tufted Loosestrife Lysimachia thyrsiflora
False Lily-of-the-Valley Maiathemum dilatatum
Pacific Crab Apple Malus fusca
Common Mint Mentha spicata
False Azalea Menziesia ferruginea
Yellow Pond Lily Nuphar polysepalum
Swordfern Polystichum munitum
Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii
Bracken Pteridium aquilinum
English Oak Quercus robur
Cascara Rhamnus purshiana
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis
Evergreen Blackberry Rubus laciniatus
Trailing Blackberry Rubus ursinus
Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa
Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum