Monthly Archives: July 2013

Dense Blazing Star – Liatris spicata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Dense Blazing Star, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/28/2013.) Scientific name is Liatris spicata.  It  is also known by the common names Marsh Gayfeather and Spike Gayfeather.  Photo below was taken at Cloudland Canyon State Park in Dade County, GA on July 16, 2013.  Go to the Dense Blazing Star detail page for more photos and information.

Dense Blazing Star, Marsh Gayfeather, Spike Gayfeather - Liatris spicata

Dense Blazing Star – Liatris spicata

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Swamp Rose Mallow – Hibiscus moscheutos – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Swamp Rose Mallow, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/26/2013.) Scientific name is Hibiscus moscheutos.  It  is also known by the common names Crimsoneyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow, Woolly Rose Mallow, and Hairy-fruited Hibiscus.  Photo below was taken in Amnicola Marsh in Hamilton County, TN on July 20, 2013.  Go to the Swamp Rose Mallow detail page for more photos and information.

Swamp Rose Mallow, Crimsoneyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow, Woolly Rose Mallow, Hairy-fruited Hibiscus - Hibiscus moscheutos

Swamp Rose Mallow – Hibiscus moscheutos

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American Lotus – Nelumbo lutea – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

American Lotus, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/21/2013.) Scientific name is Nelumbo lutea.  It  is also known by the common names Water Lotus, Water Chinquapin, and Yellow Lotus.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on July 20, 2013.  Go to the American Lotus detail page for more photos and information.

American Lotus, Water Lotus, Water Chinquapin, Yellow Lotus - Nelumbo lutea

American Lotus – Nelumbo lutea

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Whiteflower Leafcup – Polymnia canadensis – Detail Information Updated

The Whiteflower Leafcup detail page has been revised with additional photos and information (07/14/2013.)  The scientific name of this native species is Polymnia canadensis.  It is also known by the common names White Bear’s Foot, and Smallflower Leafcup.  Photo below was taken in the Cloudland Canyon State Park in Dade County, GA on July 9, 2013.  This species was originally added to the USWildflowers database in 2009.

Whiteflower Leafcup, White Bear's Foot, Smallflower Leafcup - Polymnia canadensis

Whiteflower Leafcup – Polymnia canadensis

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White Avens – Geum canadense – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

White Avens, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/13/2013.) Scientific name is Geum canadense.  It  is also known by the common name Canada Avens.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA on June 27, 2013.  Go to the White Avens detail page for more photos and information.

White Avens, Canada Avens - Geum canadense

White Avens, Canada Avens – Geum canadense

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Swamp Rose – Rosa palustris – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Swamp Rose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/05/2013.) Scientific name is Rosa palustris.  It  is also known by the common name Marsh Rose.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on June 24, 2013.  Go to the Swamp Rose detail page for more photos and information.

Swamp Rose, Marsh Rose - Rosa palustris

Swamp Rose – Rosa palustris

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Pencil Flower – Stylosanthes biflora – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Pencil Flower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/03/2013.) Scientific name is Stylosanthes biflora.  It  is also known by the common names Endbeak Pencilflower and Sidebeak Pencilflower.  Photo below was taken in Dade County, GA on June 21, 2013.  Go to the Pencil Flower detail page for more photos and information.

Pencil Flower, Endbeak Pencilflower, Sidebeak Pencilflower - Stylosanthes biflora

Pencil Flower – Stylosanthes biflora

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