Two Great Locations, One Organization

There’s a lot going on in the Great Lakes Gardens and the Helen V. Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden right now. Come out to Matthaei and treat yourself to an explosion of spring! Click on the plant names below for more information and pictures. And thanks to the University of Michigan Herbarium for the great images and information.

All over Matthaei, Baltimore orioles abound.

Baltimore oriole

In bloom in the Great Lakes Gardens:

service berry
cowslip in great profusion
common trillium
may-apple (in bud)
wood anemone
Jack-in-the-pulpit
two-leaved toothwort
common blue violet

Common blue violet

Virginia bluebells

In bloom in the Helen V.Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden:

service berry
red bud
flower dogwood (bud)
common trillium
may-apple (in bud)
wood anemone
Jack-in-the-pulpit
common blue violet
spring beauty
false rue anemone
wood poppy
rue anemone
swamp buttercup
shooting-star (bud)
Virginia blue bells in profusion
yellow violet
hybrid violet

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