News from the preserves, parks and backyards of Princeton, NJ. The website aims to acquaint Princetonians with our shared natural heritage and the benefits of restoring native diversity and beauty to the many preserved lands in and around Princeton.
Bouquets from the backyard can be a good way to learn the names of plants. The two visible here are cupplant on the left, ironweed on the right.
This one shows off purple coneflower, boneset, Indian grass, a species of sunflower, turtlehead, and clusters of stonecrop--a nonnative sedum that turns color as fall progresses, from green to pink, to burgundy to rich brown.