#NPOD: Nashville Breadroot #Nativeplants

Nashville Breadroot – Native Plant of the Day 05/01/2016

Photo from 04/29/2014. Location: Chickamauga Battlefield, Catoosa County, Ga. More photos / info at the  Pediomelum subacaule detail page.

Nashville Breadroot, Whiterim Scurfpea, Glade Potato - Pediomelum subacaule

Nashville Breadroot – Pediomelum subacaule

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#NPOD: Lyre-Leaf Sage #Nativeplants

Lyre-Leaf Sage – Native Plant of the Day 04/30/2016

Photo from 05/04/2009. Location:  The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the Salvia lyrata detail page.

I love the large patches of blue sage, frequently mixed with the yellows of buttercups and the whites of daisies and fleabanes.

Lyreleaf Sage - Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf Sage – Salvia lyrata

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#NPOD: Nettleleaf Sage #Nativeplants

Nettleleaf Sage – Native Plant of the Day 04/29/2016

Photo from 4/29/2014.  Location: Chickamauga Battlefield National Military Park, Catoosa County, Ga. More photos and information at the Salvia urticifolia detail page.

Nettleleaf Sage, Wild Sage - Salvia urticifolia

Nettleleaf Sage – Salvia urticifolia

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Squirrel Corn – Dicentra canadensis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Squirrel Corn, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/26/2016.) Scientific name is Dicentra canadensis.  Photo below was taken along the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cove Hardwood Nature Trail, Sevier County, TN on April 21, 2016. Go to the Squirrel Corn detail page for more information.

Squirrel Corn, Wild turkey-pea, Turkey Corn, Colicweed, Ghost Corn, Lyre Flower - Dicentra canadensis

Squirrel Corn – Dicentra canadensis

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#NPOD: Catesby’s Trillium #Nativeplants

Catesby’s Trillium – Native Plant of the Day 04/25/2015

Photo from 4/19/2011. Location:  Rocky Lane area, Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the  Trillium catesbaei detail page.

Catesby's Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin, Rose Trillium - Trillium catesbaei

Catesby’s Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin, Rose Trillium – Trillium catesbaei

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Glade Violet – Viola egglestonii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Glade Violet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/12/2016.) Scientific name is Viola egglestonii.  Photo below was taken in a Chickamauga Battlefield Cedar Glade, Catoosa County, Ga on March 25, 2016. Go to the Glade Violet detail page for more information.

Glade Violet, Eggleston’s Violet - Viola egglestonii

Glade Violet, Eggleston’s Violet – Viola egglestonii

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