Update on #Wildflowers at The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, 03/10/2013

The wildflowers at The Pocket are very similar to last time – check out the update from 2/24.  However, there were a few additions, including Trout Lily, which is just beginning to bloom.

Trout Lily - Erythronium americanum

Trout Lily – Erythronium americanum

Read on for the rest of the list, and a few more photos.  Click on the photos for larger images, and then “back” to return to this page.


Virginia Bluebells - Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells – Mertensia virginica

  • While most Virginia Bluebell now have flower buds as shown above, there were a few plants with open blossoms.
  • Blue Cohosh with flower buds; lots of foliage showing up.
  • Hepatica blooming everywhere, probably at peak.
  • Cutleaf Toothwort blooming; near peak.  Below are a couple photos – a pollinator, and a closer look.
Bee on Toothwort

Bee on Toothwort

Toothwort inflorescence

Toothwort inflorescence

Northern Spicebush - Lindera benzoin

Northern Spicebush – Lindera benzoin


Dutchman's Breeches - Dicentra cucullaria

Dutchman’s Breeches – Dicentra cucullaria


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