Monthly Archives: June 2014

#NPOD: Yellowbells #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 06/30/2014

Photo from June 8, 2010. Location: Boise National Forest, Ada County, ID.

Yellowbells – for more photos / info go to the  Fritillaria pudica detail page.

Yellowbells, Yellow Fritillary, Yellow Missionbells, Gold Bell - Fritillaria pudica

Yellowbells, Yellow Fritillary, Yellow Missionbells, Gold Bell – Fritillaria pudica

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Canada Milkvetch – Astragalus canadensis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Canada Milkvetch, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/26/2014.)  Scientific name is Astragalus canadensis.  It is also known as Little Rattlepod. Photo below was taken in Dade County, GA on June 21, 2014. Go to the Canada Milkvetch detail page for more photos and information.

Canada Milkvetch, Little Rattlepod - Astragalus canadensis

Canada Milkvetch – Astragalus canadensis

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Shuttleworth’s Ginger – Hexastylis shuttleworthii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Shuttleworth’s Ginger, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/22/2014.)  Scientific name is Hexastylis shuttleworthii.  It is also known as Largeflower Heartleaf. Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA on June 7, 2014. Go to the Shuttleworth’s Ginger detail page for more photos and information.

Largeflower Heartleaf, Shuttleworth’s Ginger - Hexastylis shuttleworthii

Shuttleworth’s Ginger – Hexastylis shuttleworthii

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#NPOD: Payette Beardtongue #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 06/17/2014

Photo from June 15, 2010. Location: Boise National Forest, Ada County, ID.

Payette Beardtongue – for more photos / info go to the  Penstemon payettensis detail page.

Payette Beardtongue, Payette Penstemon - Penstemon payettensis

Payette Beardtongue, Payette Penstemon – Penstemon payettensis

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Purple Tassels – Dalea gattingeri – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Purple Tassels, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/13/2014.)  Scientific name is Dalea gattingeri.  It is also known as Gattinger’s Prairie Clover. Photo below was taken in Catoosa County, GA on May 21, 2014. Go to the Purple Tassels detail page for more photos and information.

Gattinger’s Prairie Clover, Purpletassels, Purple Tassels - Dalea gattingeri

Gattinger’s Prairie Clover, Purple Tassels – Dalea gattingeri

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Yellow Thistle – Cirsium horridulum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Yellow Thistle, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/02/2014.)  Scientific name is Cirsium horridulum.  It is also known as Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, and Horrible Thistle . Photo below was taken in Catoosa County, GA on May 12, 2014. Go to the Yellow Thistle detail page for more photos and information.

Yellow Thistle, Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, Horrible Thistle - Cirsium horridulum

Yellow Thistle – Cirsium horridulum

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