OK, that headline may be misleading. “At USWildflowers.com” doesn’t mean we have a scoop on a news story that hasn’t made the mainstream headlines yet; it means that USWildflowers.com is now treating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as it does the individual United States – you can get listings of the USWildflowers’ database of wildflower species that are found in the park.
Whorled Loosestrife – Lysimachia quadrifolia – along the Low Gap Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, June 28, 2014
Native Plant of the Day 06/24/2015
Photo from June 17, 2010. Location: Valley County, ID.
Ragged Robin – for more photos / info go to the Clarkia pulchella detail page.
Pinkfairies, Ragged Robin – Clarkia pulchella
Butterfly Milkweed – Native Plant of the Day 06/23/2016
Photo from 06/27/2010. Location: Walker County, GA. More photos / info at the
Asclepias tuberosa detail page.
Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root, Orange Milkweed – Asclepias tuberosa
Native Plant of the Day 06/19/2015
Photo from June 15, 2010. Location: Boise National Forest, Ada County, ID.
Ballhead Waterleaf – for more photos / info go to the Hydrophyllum capitatum detail page.
Ballhead Waterleaf, Cat’s Breeches, Dwarf Waterleaf – Hydrophyllum capitatum
American Umbrella Leaf, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/04/2015.) Scientific name is Diphylleia cymosa. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along the Little River Trail near Elkmont on May 04, 2015. Go to the American Umbrella Leaf detail page for more photos and information.
American Umbrella Leaf – Diphylleia cymosa