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2017 Spring Wildflower Season Has Begun

Skunk Cabbage
It’s difficult to believe our Ohio wildflower season has begun for 2017! Skunk cabbage, our earliest bloomer, was open and receptive to pollinators in late January. Volunteers spotted our second bloomer, harbinger-of-spring, in Highland County on February 11! We typically see this species blooming in late February and early March.

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Spring Wildflower Season Progressing Slowly; Ohio Wildflower Bloom Report for April 1, 2016

Posted on 4/1/2016 by State Nature Preserves

We made it to April! Unfortunately, temperatures for this weekend and next week will remain quite low across the state, with a chance of snow in the forecast for northern Ohio. Read the full report

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Ohio Wildflower Bloom Report: March 25, 2016

Posted on 3/25/2016 by State Nature Preserves

One year ago, we were writing our first bloom report of the season. Today, we have over 20 spring wildflowers in bloom across Ohio- what a difference a year makes. While the state experienced temperatures below freezing last weekend, we received no reports of frost damage. Read the full report...

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Ohio Wildflower Bloom Report: March 18, 2016

Posted on 3/21/2016 by State Nature Preserves

Spring officially arrives this weekend! Unfortunately, a cold snap is in store, with the possibility of frost in the forecast. Read the full report...

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