Index for Album F-1999-11-14: Foraging in Cunningham Park - Nov 14, 1999

Pictures from a foraging tour in Cunningham Park (Queens, New York) given by "Wildman" Steve Brill.

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1 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

2 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

3 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Note white vein down the middle of the leaf.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

4 Common Evening Primrose - Flower Common Evening Primrose - Flower
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

5 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Some seeds in Wildman’s hand.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

6 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Note four-parted stigma forming an X. I don’t know why it wasn’t centered better.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

7 Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

8 Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

9 Wild Carrot Wild Carrot

10 Wild Carrot Wild Carrot

11 Wild Carrot Wild Carrot

12 Lamb's-Quarters Lamb’s-Quarters
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

13 Lamb's-Quarters Lamb’s-Quarters
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

14 Lamb's-Quarters Lamb’s-Quarters
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

15 Red Clover Red Clover
Scientific name: Trifolium pratense

16 Red Clover Red Clover
Scientific name: Trifolium pratense

17 Red Clover Red Clover
Scientific name: Trifolium pratense

18 Sheep Sorrel Sheep Sorrel
Scientific name: Rumex acetosella

19 Sheep Sorrel Sheep Sorrel
Scientific name: Rumex acetosella

20 Sheep Sorrel Sheep Sorrel
Scientific name: Rumex acetosella

21 Hawthorne Berries Hawthorne Berries
Scientific name: Crataegus species

22 Poison Ivy - patch Poison Ivy - patch. Wildman always points this one out and warns the tour participants.
Scientific name: Rubus laciniatus

23 Blackberry Blackberry.
Scientific name: Toxicodendron radicans

24 Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely) Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely)
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

25 Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely) Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely)
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

26 Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely) Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely)
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

27 Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely) Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely). This and the next were from later in the tour.
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

28 Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely) Aniseroot (Sweet Cicely)
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

29 Sassafras Sassafras. Well, the leaves had all fallen, and the camera would never have focused on the twigs of the little ones, so I took pictures of some trunks. This one the flash came on.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

30 Sassafras Sassafras. Then I tried one with the flash turned off.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

31 Sassafras Sassafras. A bigger trunk with the flash on. The camera has a tendency to overexpose flash pictures.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

32 Sassafras Sassafras. So I took one with the flash off. But with the longer exposure time, and hand holding the camera, it is a bit blurred.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

33 Wild Asparagus Wild Asparagus. Wrong time of the year to eat it, but here’s a picture of it anyway.

34 Crab Apple Tree Crab Apple Tree
Scientific name: Malus

35 Crab Apple Tree Crab Apple Tree
Scientific name: Malus

36 Crab Apple Crab Apple. Wildman cut one open to show that all apples have the seeds in a star.
Scientific name: Malus

37 Poor Man's Pepper Poor Man’s Pepper
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

38 Rose Hips Rose Hips. With people grabbing the tree it was hard to take a picture of a moving bunch of berries.
Scientific name: Rosa spieces

39 Wild Bay Leaf Wild Bay Leaf
Scientific name: Myrica pensylvanica

40 Blewit Mushroom Blewit Mushroom

41 Blewit Mushroom Blewit Mushroom

42 Wild Parsnips Wild Parsnips

43 Wild Parsnips Wild Parsnips. A nice fat tap root.

44 Wild Parsnips Wild Parsnips. The fellow that dug this one spent quite a while to get such a long root.

45 Garlic Mustard Garlic Mustard
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

46 Garlic Mustard Garlic Mustard
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

47 Garlic Mustard Garlic Mustard
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

48 Garlic Mustard Garlic Mustard. Well, the seeds were almost all gone, but I found a few. There were some in this picture, but they didn’t come out. On pictures like this the camera has difficulty focusing.
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

49 Northern Wild Raisins Northern Wild Raisins
Scientific name: Viburnum opulus or V. cassinoides

50 Northern Wild Raisins Northern Wild Raisins
Scientific name: Viburnum opulus or V. cassinoides

51 Northern Wild Raisin Bush Northern Wild Raisin Bush
Scientific name: Viburnum opulus or V. cassinoides

52 Reishi Mushroom Reishi Mushroom. Too old to eat.

53 Witch Hazel Witch Hazel
Scientific name: Hamamelis

54 Witch Hazel Witch Hazel
Scientific name: Hamamelis

55 Wild Apples Wild Apples. Real apples and not crab apples. That’s Wildman there with his arm outstretched, pointing out more of the trees.

56 Wild Apples Wild Apples. To get them down some of the guys climbed the trees and shook them down. One got much higher up than this picture shows.

57 Wild Apple - Closeup Wild Apple - Closeup. Isn’t it pretty?

58 Field Garlic (Wild Onions) Field Garlic (Wild Onions). We didn’t have time to go over this one. We spent a lot of time collecting apples. But I took a quick shot of a bunch.
Scientific name: Allium vineale


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