Fire is very important to the ecology of the Pinelands of southern New Jersey. A recent fire allowed this Pitch Pine cone to open and spread its seed.
Helonias bullata, Swamp Pink; Ocean County, New Jersey 2012-04-10 #62
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Gentian autumnalis, Pine Barrens Gentian; Burlington County, New Jersey
A very cool vase of a Sarracenia purpurea leaf. Exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Sarracenia purpurea, Northern Pitcher Plant; Ocean County, New Jersey 10-13-12
Rhexia aristosa, Awned Meadow Beauty; atlantic County, New Jersey. A very rare and protected plant. These are the seed capsules, holding the next generation.