Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​


All photos on this site were taken in High Park by Wendy Rothwell, most since 2014.

The following resources have been helpful in identifying plants and gleaning information about them:

The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario,
                   Royal Ontario Museum and McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 2004

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Wildflowers Eastern Region
                   Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2001

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Lawrence Newcomb
                   Little Brown and Company, 1977

Rare Plants of the Endangered High Park Black Oak Savannah
                   High Park Community Advisory Council and Volunteer Stewardship Program

Ontario Weeds, J.F. Alex, Professor (retired) University of Guelph 
                   Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast, a field guide,
                   Peter Del Tredici, Comstock Publishing Associates

The Asters, Goldenrods and Fleabanes of Grey and Bruce Counties,
                    Owen Sound Field Naturalists

The Secrets of Wildflowers, Jack Sanders
                    Lyons Press, 2003, 2014

Wild Flowers - Beauty and the Beasts, Michael Runtz
                    Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1994

The following websites have also been very useful: 

Ontario Wildflowers
Connecticut Botanical Society