Monthly Archives: July 2016

Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Creeping Water Primrose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2016.) Scientific name is Ludwigia peploides.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on June 18, 2016. Go to the Creeping Water Primrose detail page for more information.

Creeping Water Primrose, Floating Primrose-Willow, Water-primrose - Ludwigia peploides

Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides

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Pine Barren Death Camas – Stenanthium leimanthoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Pine Barren Death Camas, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/15/2016.) Scientific name is Stenanthium leimanthoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Pine Barren Death Camas detail page for more information.

Pine Barren Death Camas - Stenanthium leimanthoides

Pine Barren Death Camas – Stenanthium leimanthoides

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Mountain Myrtle Changed from Leiophyllum buxifolium to Kalmia buxifolia

Based on studies in 1996 and 2002 the species formerly known as Leiophyllum buxifolium has been reclassified into the Kalmia genus (the one containing Mountain Laurel) as Kalmia buxifolia. The USWildflowers database has now been updated to reflect this change. Click on that new scientific name for more information and a photo.

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