Monthly Archives: August 2012

Yellow Trillium – Trillium luteum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Yellow Trillium, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/23/2012.) Scientific name is Trillium luteum.  Photo below was taken at Reflection Riding in Hamilton County, TN on March 21, 2012.   It  is also known by the common names Yellow Wakerobin.  Go to the Yellow Trillium detail page for more photos and information.

Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wakerobin - Trillium luteum

Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wakerobin – Trillium luteum

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Buttonbush – Cephalanthus occidentalis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Buttonbush, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/19/2012.) Scientific name is Cephalanthus occidentalis.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on Aug 19, 2012.   It  is also known by the common names Common Buttonbush, Button Ball, Riverbush, Honey-bells, and Button Willow .  Go to the Buttonbush detail page for more photos and information.

Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button Ball, Riverbush, Honey-bells, Button Willow - Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button Ball, Riverbush, Honey-bells, Button Willow – Cephalanthus occidentalis

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#NPOD: Hedge Bindweed #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 08/19/2012

Photo from June 4, 2009.  Location: Walker County, GA

Hedge Bindweed – for more information go to the Calystegia sepium detail page.  Note that some subspecies are non-native, and any of them can be invasive.

Hedge Bindweed  - Calystegia sepium

Hedge Bindweed – Calystegia sepium

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Western Poison Ivy – Toxicodendron rydbergii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Western Poison Ivy, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/11/2012.) Scientific name is Toxicodendron rydbergii.  Photo below was taken in Adams County, ID on May 25, 2012.   It  is also known by the common name Northern Poison Ivy.  Go to the Western Poison Ivy detail page for more photos and information.

Western Poison Ivy, Northern Poison Ivy - Toxicodendron rydbergii

Western Poison Ivy, Northern Poison Ivy – Toxicodendron rydbergii

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Whorled Rosinweed – Silphium trifoliatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Whorled Rosinweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/06/2012.) Scientific name is Silphium trifoliatum.  Photo below was taken in Wilson County, TN on Aug 4, 2012.   It  is also known by the common name Three-leaved Rosinweed.  Go to the Whorled Rosinweed detail page for more photos and information.

Whorled Rosinweed, Three-leaved Rosinweed - Silphium trifoliatum

Whorled Rosinweed, Three-leaved Rosinweed – Silphium trifoliatum

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Blackberry Lily – Iris domestica – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Blackberry Lily, an introduced species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/06/2012.) Scientific name is Iris domestica.  Photo below was taken in the Cedars of Lebanon State Park in Wilson County, TN on August 4, 2012.   It  is also known by the common names Leopard Flower and Leopard Lily.  Go to the Blackberry Lily detail page for more information.

Blackberry Lily, Leopard Flower, Leopard Lily - Iris domestica

Blackberry Lily, Leopard Flower, Leopard Lily – Iris domestica

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