Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bur Cucumber – Sicyos angulatus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Bur Cucumber, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (10/04/2012.) Scientific name is Sicyos angulatus.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA on Sep 25, 2012.   It  is also known by the common names Oneseed Bur Cucumber and Star Cucumber .  Go to the Bur Cucumber detail page for more photos and information.

Bur Cucumber, Oneseed Bur Cucumber; Star Cucumber - Sicyos angulatus

Bur Cucumber, Oneseed Bur Cucumber; Star Cucumber – Sicyos angulatus

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Jerusalem Artichoke is Blooming in Walker County – #Nativeplants

We’ve been driving past some nice stands of Jerusalem Artichoke – Helianthus tuberosus – in various places in Walker county over the past week or so.  This morning was a nice foggy morning, so I took advantage of the soft light so, hoping to get some added interest from the dew, and headed out to a nearby patch with my camera.

Jerusalem Artichoke - Helianthus tuberosus - Colony

Jerusalem Artichoke – Helianthus tuberosus – Colony

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