Historical Flora of Connecticut


This is a presentation of Tom Siccama's collection of old photographs stored at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Many of the photographs on this web site were taken by G. E. Nichols. He used some of these photographs for an article published in 1913 in volume 13 of Torreya entitled The Vegetation of Connecticut.


  • Atlantic White Cedar Bog in Bethany
  • Bingham Pond in Salisbury
  • The Primeval Colebrook Forest
  • White Pine Stand in Colebrook
  • Latern Hill Pond in Ledyard
  • Another View of Latern Hill Pond
  • Mansfield's Grove in East Haven
  • The Other Side of Mansfield's Grove
  • Momauguin Boulder in East Haven
  • Salt Marshes along Tidal Creek in the Momauguin Section of East Haven
  • Pitch Pines Invading Bunch Grass on Sand Plains in North Haven
  • North Haven Sand Plains - Little Bluestem Patch
  • North Haven Sand Plains
  • Oxbow pond along Muddy River in North Haven
  • Pitch Pines in the Sand Plains of Wallingford
  • Southington Bog
  • Floating Mat at Twin Lakes in Salisbury
  • Oaks on the Crest of West Rock in New Haven
  • West Rock Ledges in New Haven
  • Chestnut Oak Woods on West Rock Ridge
  • Mixed Young Forest on West Rock

  • This page was created by George Silva with the assistance of Tom Siccama.