Monthly Archives: November 2011

Glade Onion – Allium stellatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Tapertip Onion, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/26/2011.) Scientific name is Allium stellatum.  Photo below was taken near Pigeon Mountain in Walker County, GA, on  September 24, 2011.   Glade Onion is also known by the common names Prairie Onion, Cliff Onion, Autumn Onion, Lady’s Leek, Wild Onion .  Go to the Glade Onion detail page for more photos and information.

Glade Onion, Prairie Onion, Cliff Onion, Autumn Onion, Lady's Leek, Wild Onion - Allium stellatum

Glade Onion, Prairie Onion, Cliff Onion, Autumn Onion, Lady's Leek, Wild Onion - Allium stellatum

 

Tapertip Onion – Allium acuminatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Tapertip Onion, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/25/2011.) Scientific name is Allium acuminatum.  Photo below was taken along the Kleinschmidt Grade in Adams County, ID, on  June 18, 2011.   Tapertip Onion is also known by the common names Hooker’s Onion.  Go to the Tapertip Onion detail page for more photos and information.

Tapertip Onion, Hooker’s Onion - Allium acuminatum

Tapertip Onion, Hooker’s Onion - Allium acuminatum

#NPOD: Tulip Poplar #NativePlants

Native Plant of the Day 11/11/2011

Photo from 3/15/2009. Location: The Pocket, Walker County, GA

Last year’s Tulip Poplar among this year’s Carolina Spring Beauties – for more photos / information go to the Liriodendron tulipifera detail page.

Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia - Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia - Liriodendron tulipifera

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Small Periwinkle – Vinca minor – Added to USWildflowers.com Database

Small Periwinkle, an introduced species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/10/2011.) Scientific name is Vinca minor. It is also known by the common names Common Periwinkle, Dwarf Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, and Creeping Myrtle .  Photo below was taken in Reflection Riding in Hamilton County, TN on March 19, 2011.   Go to the Small Periwinkle detail page for more photos and information.

Small Periwinkle, Common Periwinkle, Dwarf Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle - Vinca minor

Small Periwinkle, Common Periwinkle, Dwarf Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle - Vinca minor

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Rattlesnake Weed – Hieracium venosum – Added to USWildflowers Database

Rattlesnake Weed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/09/2011.) Scientific name is Hieracium venosum.  Photo below was taken in White County, Ga on May 2, 2011.   Rattlesnake Weed is also known by the common names Rattlesnake Hawkweed and Veiny Hawkweed.  Go to the Rattlesnake Weed detail page for more photos and information.

Rattlesnake Weed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed, Veiny Hawkweed - Hieracium venosum

Rattlesnake Weed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed, Veiny Hawkweed - Hieracium venosum

Maryland Golden Aster – Chrysopsis mariana – Added to USWildflowers Database

Maryland Golden Aster, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/07/2011.) Scientific name is Chrysopsis mariana.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, Ga on November 6, 2011.   Golden Aster is sometimes represented as a single word – Goldenaster.  Go to the Maryland Golden Aster detail page for more photos and information.

Maryland Golden Aster - Chrysopsis mariana

Maryland Golden Aster - Chrysopsis mariana

 

Storksbill – Erodium cicutarium – Added to USWildflowers Database

Storksbill, an introduced species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/03/2011.) Scientific name is Erodium cicutarium. It is also known by the common names Crane’s Bill Geranium, Redstem Stork’s Bill, Redstem Filaree, Heron’s Bill, and others.  Photo below was taken in the Boise Foothills near Lucky Peak in Ada County, ID on June 14, 2010.   Go to the Storksbill detail page for more photos and information.

Crane’s Bill Geranium, Redstem Stork's Bill, Storksbill, Redstem Filaree, Heron's Bill - Erodium cicutarium

Crane’s Bill Geranium, Redstem Stork's Bill, Storksbill, Redstem Filaree, Heron's Bill - Erodium cicutarium