#NPOD: Hollow Joe Pye Weed #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 08/28/2014

Photo from Aug 17, 2010.  Location: Walker County,GA

Hollow Joe Pye Weed with Eastern Swallowtail butterfly - for more information go to the Eutrochium fistulosum detail page.

Hollow Joe Pye Weed, Trumpetweed - Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus

Hollow Joe Pye Weed, Trumpetweed – Eutrochium fistulosum

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#NPOD: Tall Ironweed #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 08/27/2014

In 2012, the Ironweed started blooming the last week of July.

Photo from Oct 3, 2009.  Location: Walker County, GA

Tall Ironweed - for more information go to the Vernonia gigantea detail page.

Tall Ironweed, Giant Ironweed, Ironweed - Vernonia gigantea

Tall Ironweed, Giant Ironweed, Ironweed – Vernonia gigantea

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Hoary Puccoon – Lithospermum canescens – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Hoary Puccoon, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (8/25/2014.)  Scientific name is Lithospermum canescens.  It is also known as Orange Puccoon, and Indian Paint. Photo below was taken in a Chickamauga Battlefield Cedar Glade in Catoosa County, Ga on April 29, 2014. Go to the Hoary Puccoon detail page for more photos and information.

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