Bouncing Bet, also know as soapwort. I took these pictures on July 16, 2006, near the
remains of the "road," now blocked, that used to run from Freedom Street, near the railroad
crossing, to the dump and Draper Field area. There are several patches of Bets in the
According to the Audubon wildflower book, "This attractive, phlox-like perennial, introduced
from Europe, spreads by underground stems and forms sizable colonies."
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