Meetings are usually the last Saturday morning of each month, 9:30am:

Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve
3849 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, May 25.

Reed-Turner Woodland Preserve Florilegium Guidelines [pdf]

Reed-Turner Florilegium Wildfower List [pdf] (as of May 4)

Wildflowers blooming at Reed-Turner as of April 20:

Trout lily: throughout woodland paths. Various stages: Blooming and budding
Spring Beauty: throughout woodland paths. Blooming.
Bloodroot: throughout woodland paths. Blooming.
Trillium (Prairie/Red): scattered spots. Leafing, some with buds.
MayApple: on path by the pond. Beginning to leaf.
Rue Anemone: through woodlands, smaller scattering. Blooming.
Milkweed, type unknown: along main path from the center in the low areas before the creek. Budding.
Cutleaf toothwort: paths near the prairie. Leafing. A few with buds.

Educational Project: Invasive Species coloring book guidelines

Download coloring book pages [pdf]:

Amur Maple
Burning Bush
Creeping Charlie
Crown Vetch
Ox Eye Daisy

Reference Documents:


How to Prepare for an Exhibit

Label templates for Certification of Authenticity:

Version 1 and Version 2

Reed-Turner plants - a list of scientific names, common names and bloom times

Phenology Calendar for Common Invasive Plants in Northeast Illinois

Illinois Invasive Plant List

Invasive Species of Concern

Invasive Species - inventory of the SCHULENBERG Prairie at the Morton Arboretum, includes all the invasive species

Invasive Species - Illinois Exotic Weed Act expands