Wild Sweetwilliam, Phlox maculata, brightened the path along the boardwalk. Maculata means "spotted" and there are tiny purple spots all along the stem.
Huge cabbage-like leaves of Skunk Cabbage was all along the boardwalk. If you crush the leaf, you will soon know why it is called skunk cabbage. This plant has an interesting flower that emerges in late Feb and early March.
Swamp Rose, Rosa palustris, was prevalent along the boardwalk. It will be in peak bloom very soon.
Sensitive Fern was a welcome find. Its name comes from the fact that it is very sensitive to frost.
The oval shaped leaves of Canada Burnet. It will have a pretty white spike of blossoms in mid-July.