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 Arrowhead Plants - M-O

Species collected from the counties of Cook, Lake, and St. Louis, in Northeastern Minnesota, as reported by the University of Minnesota Herbarium.

  • Ordered by Botanical Name (Genus species)
  • Number of specimens for each species in SP column
  • Plant Type column codes:
    • A - Aquatic
    • F - Ferns and fern allies
    • G - Grass
    • H - Herbaceous
    • S - Shrub
    • T - Tree
    • V - Vine
    • X - Exotic (an introduced species)
  • Species links are to plant commentaries at this site, where available, or to additional information at government or university web sites.

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 Botanical Name Common Name Type SP
Madia glomerata (StL)
Maianthemum canadense
Malaxis monophyllos (StL)
Malaxis unifolia
Malva neglecta (StL)
Matricaria maritima
Matricaria matricarioides
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Medicago lupulina
Medicago sativa (StL)
Melampyrum lineare
Melilotus alba
Melilotus officinalis
Mentha arvensis
Menyanthes trifoliata
Mertensia paniculata
Milium effusum
Mimulus ringens
Mirabilis hirsuta (StL)
Mirabilis nyctaginea (StL)
Miscanthus sacchariflorus (StL)
Mitchella repens (StL)
Mitella diphylla (StL)
Mitella nuda
Mollugo verticillata
Monarda fistulosa
Moneses uniflora
Monotropa hypopithys
Monotropa uniflora  (StL)
Muhlenbergia frondosa (Lake)
Muhlenbergia glomerata (StL)
Muhlenbergia mexicana
Muhlenbergia racemosa (StL)
Muhlenbergia sylvatica (StL)
Muhlenbergia uniflora
Myosotis arvensis
Myosotis laxa  (StL)
Myosotis scorpioides (StL)
Myrica gale
Myriophyllum alterniflorum
Myriophyllum farwellii
Myriophyllum heterophyllum (StL)
Myriophyllum sibiricum  (StL)
Myriophyllum tenellum (StL)
Myriophyllum verticillatum
Mountain Tarweed
Canada Mayflower
One Leaf Malaxis Orchid
Green Addersmouth Orchid
Common Mallow
???
Disc Mayweed
Ostrich Fern
Black Medick
Alfalfa
Narrowleaf Cowwheat
White Sweetclover
Yellow Sweetclover 
Canadian Mint
Common Buckbean
Tall Bluebells
American Milletgrass
Ringen Monkeyflower
Hairy Four O'clock
Heartleaf Four O'clock
Amur Silvergrass 
Partridgeberry
Two Leaf Miterwort
Naked Miterwort
Green Carpetweed
Eastern Beebalm
Single Delight
Pinesap
Indianpipe 
Wirestem Muhly
Spiked Muhly 
Mexican Muhly
Marsh Muhly
Woodland Muhly
Bog Muhly
Field Forget Me Not
Bay Forget Me Not
True Forget Me Not
Sweet Gale
Alternate Flower Watermilfoil
Farwell's Watermilfoil
Twoleaf Watermilfoil
Shortspike Watermilfoil
Slender Watermilfoil
Whorlleaf Watermilfoil
H
H
H
H
H
H
H
F
H
H
H
H
H
H
A
H
G
H
H
H
G
S
H
H
H
H
H
H
H
G
G
G
G
G
G
H
H
H
S
A
A
A
A
A
A
3
57
4
23
4
6
19
15
4
5
40
7
7
60
16
54
18
34
2
2
1
1
6
43
9
7
39
2
1
1
10
33
1
4
4
3
6
4
65
4
17
4
9
10
13


 Botanical Name Common Name Type SP
Najas flexilis
Nepeta cataria (StL)
Nuphar microphylla
Nuphar variegata
Nuphar x rubrodisca
Nymphaea odorata
Nodding Water Nymph
Catnip
Yellow Pondlily
Varigated Yellow Pondlily
-
American White Waterlily 
A
H
A
A
A
A
28
2
32
57
22
47

Botanical Name Common Name Type SP
Oenothera biennis
Oenothera nuttallii (StL)
Oenothera parviflora
Oenothera perennis
Onoclea sensibilis
Ophioglossum pusillum (StL)
Orchis rotundifolia (StL)
Oryzopsis asperifolia
Oryzopsis pungens
Osmorhiza claytonii
Osmorhiza longistylis
Osmunda cinnamomea
Osmunda claytoniana
Osmunda regalis
Ostrya virginiana
Oxalis acetosella
Oxalis dillenii (StL)
Oxalis stricta
Common Evening Primrose
Nuttall's Evening Primrose
Northern Evening Primrose
Small Evening Primrose
Sensitive Fern
Northern Adderstongue
Roundleaf Orchid
Roughleaf Ricegrass
Mountain Ricegrass
Clayton's Sweetroot
Longstyle Sweetroot
Cinnamon Fern
Interrupted Fern
Royal Fern
Eastern Hophornbeam
Mountain Woodsorrel
Dillen's Oxalis
Common Yellow Oxalis
H
H
H
H
F
H
H
G
G
H
H
F
F
F
T
H
H
H
14
1
23
24
23
3
3
27
18
16
14
37
10
27
14
7
2
17

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