#NPOD Starry False Solomon’s Seal #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 07/28/2015

Photo from 5/31/2012. Location:  Ponderosa State Park, Valley County, ID.

Starry False Solomon’s Seal – for more info and photos go to the Maianthemum stellatum detail page.

Starry False Solomon’s Seal, Starry False Lily of the Valley, Starflower False Solomon's Seal Star-flowered Solomon’s Plume - Maianthemum stellatum

Starry False Solomon’s Seal, Starry False Lily of the Valley Star-flowered Solomon’s Plume – Maianthemum stellatum

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Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wild Yam, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2015.)  Scientific name is Dioscorea villosa. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains along the Chestnut Top Trail on May 6, 2015. Go to the Wild Yam detail page for more photos and information.

Wild Yam, Yam Root, Colic Root, Whorled Wild Yam - Dioscorea villosa

Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa

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#NPOD Smooth Seedbox #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 07/22/2015

Photo from 7/22/2011. Location: Walker County, GA.

Smooth Seedbox – for more info and a photo of the seed box go to the Ludwigia alternifolia detail page.

Seedbox, Smooth Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox, Rattle-box, Square-pod Water-primrose - Ludwigia alternifolia

Smooth Seedbox, Rattle-box, Square-pod Water-primrose – Ludwigia alternifolia

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