Native Plant of the Day 05/31/2015
Photo from May 31, 2004. Location: Big Frog Mountain, Polk County, TN.
Mountain Laurel – for more photos / info go to the Kalmia latifolia detail page.
Native Plant of the Day 05/29/2015
Photo from May 30, 2004. Location: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN.
Note: See comment below from Forestry Service Botanist David Taylor, which brings this identification into question.
Roundleaf Catchfly – for more photos / info go to the Silene rotundifolia detail page.
Green and Gold, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/14/2015.) Scientific name is Chrysogonum virginianum. Photo below was taken in Murray County, GA near Carters Lake on Apr 17, 2015. Go to the Green and Gold detail page for more photos and information.