Monthly Archives: May 2014

Early Saxifrage – Micranthes virginiensis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Early Saxifrage, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (5/4/2014.)  Scientific name is Micranthes virginiensis.  It is also known as Virginia Saxifrage, Everlasting, Lungwort, and Sweet Wilson.  Photo below was taken at the Old Stone Fort State Park in Coffee County, TN, on Apr 2, 2014. Go to the Early Saxifrage detail page for more photos and information.

Early Saxifrage, Virginia Saxifrage, Everlasting, Lungwort, Sweet Wilson - Micranthes virginiensis

Early Saxifrage – Micranthes virginiensis

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#NPOD: Bursting Heart #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 05/04/2014

Photo from May 4, 2009. Location:  The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.

Bursting Heart – for more photos / info go to the  Euonymus americanus detail page.

Bursting Heart, Hearts-a-bustin', Strawberry Bush. - Euonymus americanus

Bursting Heart, Hearts-a-bustin’, Strawberry Bush. – Euonymus americanus

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