Monthly Archives: July 2010

Tall Bellflower – Campanulastrum americanum – Added to USWildflowers Database

Tall Bellflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/28/2010.)  Scientific name is Campanulatstrum americanum, and may be more commonly known by the synonym Campanula americana.  This plant also is known by the common name American Bellflower.  Photo below was taken near Waynesville, NC, on 07/12/2010.
Tall Bellflower, American Bellflower - Campanulastrum americanum
Tall Bellflower, American Bellflower – Campanulastrum americanum

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Southern Harebell – Campanula divaricata – Added to USWildflowers Database

Southern Harebell, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/28/2010.)  Scientific name is Campanula divaricata.  This plant also is known by the common names Small Bonny Bellflower, Southern Bellflower, and Southern Bluebell.  Photo below was taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway near the Pisgah Inn, on 07/12/2010.

Southern Harebell, Small Bonny Bellflower - Campanula divaricata

Southern Harebell, Small Bonny Bellflower - Campanula divaricata

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Leather Vasevine – Clematis viorna – Added to USWildflowers Database

Leather Vasevine, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2010.)  Scientific name is Clematis viorna.  This plant also is known by the common names Leather Flower and Vasevine.  Photo below was taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway near the Pisgah Inn, on 07/12/2010.

Leather Vasevine - Clematis viorna

Leather Vasevine - Clematis viorna

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Miner’s Lettuce – Claytonia perfoliata – Added to USWildflowers Database

Miner’s Lettuce, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/25/2010.)  Scientific name is Claytonia perfoliata.  This plant also is known by the common names Indian Lettuce and Winter Purslane.  Photo below was taken in the Boise National Forest near Boise, ID, on 06/15/2010.

Miner's Lettuce - Claytonia perfoliata

Miner's Lettuce - Claytonia perfoliata

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Chokecherry – Prunus virginiana – Added to USWildflowers Database

Chokecherry, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/24/2010.)  Scientific name is Prunus virginiana.  Depending on the variety, this plant also is known by the common names Common Chokecherry, Western Chokecherry, and Black Chokecherry.  Photo below was taken in the Boise National Forest near Boise, ID, on 06/15/2010.

Chokecherry - Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry - Prunus virginiana

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Creeping Oregon Grape – Mahonia repens – Added to USWildflowers Database

Creeping Oregon Grape, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/19/2010.)  Scientific name is Mahonia repens.  This plant also is known by the common name Creeping Barberry.  Photo below was taken in the Boise National Forest near Boise, ID, on 06/15/2010.

Creeping Oregon Grape - Mahonia repens

Creeping Oregon Grape - Mahonia repens

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White Mule’s Ears – Wyethia helianthoides – Added to USWildflowers Database

White Mule’s Ears, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/18/2010.)  Scientific name is Wyethia helianthoides.  This plant also is known by the common names White Wyethia and White-rayed Wyethia.  Photo below was taken near Stanley Lake the Challis National Forest in Custer County, ID, on 06/13/2010.

White Mule's Ears - Wyethia helianthoides

White Mule's Ears - Wyethia helianthoides

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Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea – Added to USWildflowers Database

Purple Coneflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/08/2010.)  Scientific name is Echinacea purpurea.  This plant also is known by the common name Eastern Purple Coneflower.  Photo below was taken at Cloudland Canyon State Park in Dade County, GA, on 07/05/2010.

Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea

 

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