Monthly Archives: June 2016

Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Grass Pink, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/30/2016.) Scientific name is Calopogon tuberosus.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Common Grass Pink detail page for more information.

Common Grass Pink, Bearded Pink, Swamp Pink, Tuberous Grass Pink, Meadow Gift - Calopogon tuberosus

Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus

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#NPOD Western Virgin’s Bower #Nativeplants

Western Virgin’s Bower – Native Plant of the Day 06/29/2016

Photo from 06/01/2012. Location: Ponderosa State Park, Valley County, ID. More photos / info at the Clematis occidentalis detail page.

Western Virgin’s Bower, Western Blue Virginsbower, Mountain Clematis, Purple Clematis, Purple Virgin's-bower - Clematis occidentalis

Western Virgin’s Bower, Mountain Clematis, Purple Clematis – Clematis occidentalis

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#NPOD Hairy Clematis #Nativeplants

Hairy Clematis – Native Plant of the Day 06/28/2016

Photo from 05/31/2012. Location: Ponderosa State Park, Valley County, ID. More photos / info at the Clematis hirsutissima detail page.

Vase-flower, Sugarbowl, Leather-flower, Hairy Clematis - Clematis hirsutissima

Vase-flower, Sugarbowl, Leather-flower, Hairy Clematis – Clematis hirsutissima

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Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Rose Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/25/2016.) Scientific name is Pogonia ophioglossoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Rose Pogonia detail page for more information.

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Crested Orchid, Beard Flower, Sweet Crest Orchid - Pogonia ophioglossoides

Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides

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Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Upland Spreading Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/24/2016.) Scientific name is Cleistesiopsis bifaria.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Upland Spreading Pogonia detail page for more information.

Upland Spreading Pogonia, Appalachian Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Rosebud Orchid, Funnel Crest - Cleistesiopsis bifaria

Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria

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#NPOD: Small Purple Fringed Orchid #Nativeplants

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 06/24/2016

Photo from 6/28/2014. Location: Clingman’s Dome, GSMNP, Swain County, NC. More photos / info at the Platanthera psycodes detail page.

Small Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Bog-orchid - Platanthera psycodes

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Platanthera psycodes

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