Monthly Archives: December 2013

Carolina Bugbane – Trautvetteria caroliniensis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Carolina Bugbane, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (12/30/2013.)  Scientific name is Trautvetteria caroliniensis.  It is also known as Tassel Rue, and False Bugbane.  Photo below was taken at the Lula Lake Land Trust core property in Walker County, GA, on Aug 3, 2013.  Go to the Carolina Bugbane detail page for more photos and information.

Tassel Rue, False Bugbane, Carolina Bugbane - Trautvetteria caroliniensis

Tassel Rue, Carolina Bugbane – Trautvetteria caroliniensis

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#NPOD: Great Indian Plantain #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 12/18/2013

Photo from 6/6/2009. Location: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.

Great Indian Plantain – for more photos / info go to the  Arnoglossum reniforme detail page.

Great Indian Plantain - Arnoglossum reniforme

Great Indian Plantain – Arnoglossum reniforme

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False Nutsedge – Cyperus strigosus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

False Nutsedge, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (12/09/2013.) Scientific name is Cyperus strigosus.  It is also known as Strawcolored Flatsedge,  and Strawcolor Nutgrass.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA, on Sep 5, 2013.  Go to the False Nutsedge detail page for more photos and information.

False Nutsedge, Strawcolored Flatsedge, Strawcolor Nutgrass - Cyperus strigosus

False Nutsedge – Cyperus strigosus

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#NPOD Virginia Knotweed #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 12/9/2013

Photo from Sep 11, 2010. Location: Reflection Riding, Hamilton County, TN

Virginia Knotweed – for more information go to the Persicaria virginiana detail page.

(Note: Persicaria virginiana was until recently classified as Polygonum virginianum.)

Virginia Knotweed, Jumpseed - Polygonum virginianum

Virginia Knotweed, Jumpseed – Polygonum virginianum

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Hairy Tickseed – Coreopsis pubescens – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Hairy Tickseed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (12/01/2013.) Scientific name is Coreopsis pubescens.  It is also known as Hairy Coreopsis and Star Tickseed.  Photo below was taken at the Lula Lake core property, Walker County, GA, on Aug 3, 2013.  Go to the Hairy Tickseed detail page for more photos and information.

Hairy Coreopsis, Hairy Tickseed, Star Tickseed - Coreopsis pubescens

Hairy Coreopsis, Hairy Tickseed – Coreopsis pubescens

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