Monthly Archives: July 2015

Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wild Yam, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2015.)  Scientific name is Dioscorea villosa. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains along the Chestnut Top Trail on May 6, 2015. Go to the Wild Yam detail page for more photos and information.

Wild Yam, Yam Root, Colic Root, Whorled Wild Yam - Dioscorea villosa

Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa

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Fringed Phacelia – Phacelia fimbriata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Painted Trillium, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/05/2015.)  Scientific name is Phacelia fimbriata. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains near Newfound Gap on May 05, 2015. Go to the Fringed Phacelia detail page for more photos and information.

Fringed Phacelia, White Fringed Phacelia, Fringed Scorpion-Weed, Blue Ridge Phacelia, Mountain Phacelia - Phacelia fimbriata

Fringed Phacelia – Phacelia fimbriata

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Painted Trillium – Trillium undulatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Painted Trillium, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/01/2015.)  Scientific name is Trillium undulatum. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along a quiet walk near Newfound Gap on May 05, 2015. Go to the Painted Trillium detail page for more photos and information.

Painted Trillium, Painted Wakerobin, Painted Lady - Trillium undulatum

Painted Trillium – Trillium undulatum

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