AMC is continuing its Mountain Watch program to encourage people to record alpine plant phenology (what stage a plant is in, bud, flower, seed, etc.) for ecological research; they're including any of the above-treeline areas in the northeast (including Monadnock and Cardigan) & the six target species are


labrador tea (Ledum groenlandicum)


diapensia (Diapensia lapponica)


mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)


mountain avens (Geum peckii)


alpine bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum)

Bigelow's sedge (Carex bigelowii)