Information with four new photographs about Smooth Solomon’s Seal - Polygonatum biflorum – have been updated. The additional photographs now bring to 300 the number of photographs displaying the 175 species now in the database.
False Solomon’s Seal, which has the “official” national common name of Feather False Solomon Seal, was listed in my old wildflower guide, the one I used when I first photographed and identified this plant five years ago, as Smilacina racemosa. I’ve subsequently discovered that classification has changed.
Native plant Broad-leaf Waterleaf added to USWildflowers Database. Hydrophyllum canadense – http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Hydrophyllum%20canadense
Non-Native plant Indian Strawberry added to USWildflowers Database Duchesnea indica – http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Duchesnea%20indica
Native plant Lyreleaf Sage added to USWildflowers Database – Salvia lyrata. http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Salvia%20lyrata
Native plant Yellow Crownbeard (Verbesina occidentalis) added to USWildflowers.com database. Detail page with 4 additional photos at http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Verbesina%20occidentalis
Sulfur Cinquefoil Added to USWildflowers Database. Detail page with 4 additional photos at http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Potentilla%20recta
Flowering Dogwood added to USWildflowers Database
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My raised awareness of issues around native vs introduced plants resulting from my time on Twitter, as well as a decision to standardize my “group name” using the common name applied to the plant genus has led me to make a few recent minor changes to the USWildflowers website. Hopefully these changes will be helpful to folks using the site. Read on for details… Continue reading