Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stansbury’s Cliffrose – Purshia stansburiana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Stansbury’s Cliffrose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (01/31/2017.) Scientific name is Purshia stansburiana. Photo below was taken along the South Rim in the Grand Canyon National Park on October 12, 2016. Go to the Stansbury’s Cliffrose detail page for more information and photos.

Stansbury’s Cliffrose, Cliff Rose, Quininebush - Purshia stansburiana

Stansbury’s Cliffrose – Purshia stansburiana

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#NPOD: Pinnate Prairie Coneflower #Nativeplants

Pinnate Prairie Coneflower – Native Plant of the Day 01/26/2017
Location:  Echo Trail near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, St Louis County, MN.
Photo from 9/9/2012. More photos / info at the Ratibida pinnata detail page.

Pinnate Prairie Coneflower - Ratibida pinnata by USWildflowers, on Flickr

Pinnate Prairie Coneflower – Ratibida pinnata

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Eastern Shooting Star – Dodecatheon meadia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Eastern Shooting Star, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (1/23/2017.) Scientific name is Dodecatheon meadia. Photo below was taken in White Oak Sinks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on April 20, 2016. Go to the Eastern Shooting Star detail page for more information and photos.

Shooting Star, Prairie Pointers, Eastern Shooting Star, Pride of Ohio, Roosterheads - Dodecatheon meadia

Eastern Shooting Star – Dodecatheon meadia

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#NPOD: Late-flowering Boneset #Nativeplants

Late-flowering Boneset – Native Plant of the Day 01/23/2017
Photo from Aug 26, 2012. Location: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, Ga.
More photos / info at the Eupatorium serotinum detail page.

Late-Flowering Thoroughwort, Late-Flowering Boneset - Eupatorium serotinum

Late-Flowering Boneset – Eupatorium serotinum

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