Powdermill Nature Reserve Virtual Garden Timeline Project

Welcome to the online tour through space and time of the Powdermill Nature Reserve Gardens, The Virtual Garden Timeline, and experience the Woodland, Herb, and Pollinator Gardens over the seasons and throughout the year.

[Powdermill Nature Reserve](https://www.carnegiemnh.org/powdermill/index.html), the biological research center of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, has been dedicated to research, education, and conservation for over 50 years. It serves as a site for scientists, students, and families who are interested in the natural world to come and explore. ;xNLx;A wide variety of public education programs serve children and adults throughout the year. Researchers from around the world visit Powdermill to conduct diverse scientific studies in various fields such as botany, entomology, herpetology, and ornithology.;xNLx;;xNLx;Follow the link here to go to the main website: [Powdermill Nature Reserve](https://www.carnegiemnh.org/powdermill/index.html)

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Shady Woodland Garden Timeline

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Sunny Garden Timeline

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Sunny Wetland Garden Timeline

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About Powdermill Nature Reserve

Powdermill Nature Reserve, the biological research center of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, has been dedicated to research, education, and conservation for over 50 years. It serves as a site for scientists, students, and families who are interested in the natural world to come and explore. A wide variety of public education programs serve children and adults throughout the year. Researchers from around the world visit Powdermill to conduct diverse scientific studies in various fields such as botany, entomology, herpetology, and ornithology.

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Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

One of the earliest blooming spring wildflowers. Their white flowers open during the day and may last only 1-2 days. The bright red sap of the roots was used by Native Americans to produce dyes.

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Ozark Witch Hazel (Hamamelis vernalis)

One of the earliest blooming deciduous shrubs, with a rich, spicy fragrance like cloves.

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Hepatica (Amemone americana)

Also known as liverleaf, is named for its 3-lobed leaves which resemble the lobes of a liver. Its purple flowers bloom in the early spring.

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Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

This is the earliest spring “flower” to bloom, attracting flies to its fetid smell.

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Snow Trillium (Trillium nivale)

This small and delicate plant is a real harbinger of spring.

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Little Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum)

Mottled leaves surround a banana-scented flower.

Powdermill Nature Reserve Virtual Garden Timeline Project

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