Plant Life

Courtesy of Jeanne Lesperance

Ever wondered what that marsh plant with the delicate flowers is?  You may be able to find it here in the Ellisville Plant Sampler (.pdf) . All photos courtesy of  Irina Kadis and Alexey Zinovjev. For a more comprehensive listing of Ellisville plants compiled by Irina and Alexey, visit their web site at


Click here for an underwater video of the eelgrass beds just offshore from Ellisville beach. Note the rich vegitation and wildlife of this protected habitat. Video courtesy of Henry Riter, former Friends director (c)2012. CAN YOU FIND THE LOBSTER?