Florida Pinxter – Native Plant of the Day 02/06/2016
Photo from April 26, 2008. Location: Grundy County, TN. More photos/info at the
Rhododendron canescens detail page.
Florida Pinxter, Mountain Azalea, Pink Azalea, Hoary Azalea – Rhododendron canescens
Dotted Smartweed – Native Plant of the Day 02/05/2016
Photo from 9/25/2012. Location: Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the
Persicaria punctata detail page.
Dotted Smartweed – Persicaria punctata
Western Blue Elder – Native Plant of the Day 02/04/2016
Photo from 6/19/2011. Location: Kleinschmidt Grade, Adams County, ID. More photos / info at the Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea detail page.
Western Blue Elder – Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea
Blue-bead lily – Native Plant of the Day 02/03/2016
Photo from 6/18/2005. Location: GSMNP – Clingman’s Dome. More photos / info at the
Clintonia borealis detail page.
Blue-bead Lily, Yellow Corn Lily, Yellow Clintonia – Clintonia borealis
Wood Poppy – Native Plant of the Day 02/02/2016
Photo from 03/26/2008. Location: The Pocket, Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the Stylophorum diphyllum detail page.
Wood Poppy, Celandine Poppy – Stylophorum diphyllum
Pale Gentian – Native Plant of the Day 02/01/2016
Photo from 10/15/2012. Location: Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the
Gentiana villosa detail page.
Pale Gentian – Gentiana villosa
Yellow Trillium – Native Plant of the Day 01/31/2016
Photo from 3/21/2012. Location: Reflection Riding, Hamilton County, TN. More photos / info at the Trillium luteum detail page.
Yellow Trillium – Trillium luteum
Who would expect Hepatica to be blooming in January? Today my wife and I wanted to enjoy a beautiful day with some time outside, so we decided to go down to The Pocket for a walk on the boardwalk. The earliest I’ve seen Harbinger of Spring blooming down there previously was Feb 9 (back in 2009), but as warm as it’s been I wasn’t going to be surprised if we found that early bloomer with flowers. But I wasn’t expecting this:
Sharplobe Hepatica – Anemone acutiloba
Wood Anemone – Native Plant of the Day 01/30/2016
Photo from 4/7/2013. Location: Cosby Campground, GSMNP, Cocke County, TN. More photos / info at the Anemone quinquefolia detail page.
Wood Anemone – Anemone quinquefolia
Hot-Rock Penstemon – Native Plant of the Day 01/29/2016
Photo from June 17, 2010. Location: Payette River Valley, Boise County, ID. More photos / info at the Penstemon deustus detail page.
Hot-rock Penstemon – Penstemon deustus