As expected with this warm weather, we’ve added a few species to what are blooming at The Pocket. As I was hoping, Carolina Spring Beauty are now pretty widespread. While 9 species are a far cry from the 40 that may be blooming at peak, we’ve got to remember, this is mid-February!
Carolina Spring Beauty – Claytonia caroliniana
Elliott’s Blueberry – Native Plant of the Day 02/21/2017
Photo from 02/20/2014. Location: Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, Grady County, GA.
More photos / info at the Vaccinium elliottii detail page.
Elliott’s Blueberry – Vaccinium elliottii
Also NPOD 01/05/2015, 02/22/2016
Wormleaf Stonecrop – Native Plant of the Day 02/20/2017
Photo from June 18,2011. Location: Kleinschmidt Grade, Adams County, ID.
More photos / info at the Sedum stenopetalum detail page.
Wormleaf Stonecrop – Sedum stenopetalum
Woodland Stonecrop – Native Plant of the Day 02/19/2017
Photo from April 4 2009. Location: The Pocket, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Sedum ternatum detail page.
Woodland stonecrop – Sedum ternatum
Leiberg Stonecrop – Native Plant of the Day 02/18/2017
Photo from 6/19/2011. Location: Kleinschmidt Grade, Adams County, ID.
More photos / info at the Sedum leibergii detail page.
Leiberg Stonecrop – Sedum leibergii
Little Brown Jug – Native Plant of the Day 02/17/2017
Photo from June 7, 2014. Location: Lula Lake, Walker County, Ga .
More photos / info at the Hexastylis arifolia detail page.
Little Brown Jug – Hexastylis arifolia
American Plum – Native Plant of the Day 02/16/2017
Photo from 4/2/2011. Location: Walker County, GA.
More info / photos at the Prunus americana detail page.
American Plum, Wild Plum – Prunus americana
Wood Vetch – Native Plant of the Day 02/15/2016
Photo from March 18, 2012. Location: Pigeon Mountain – East, Walker County GA.
More info & photos at the Vicia caroliniana detail page.
Wood Vetch – Vicia caroliniana
Spring Blue-eyed Mary – Native Plant of the Day 02/14/2017
Photo from 4/8/2011. Location: Reflection Riding, Hamilton County, TN.
More photos /info at the Collinsia verna detail page.
Spring Blue-eyed Mary – Collinsia verna
Eastern Redbud – Native Plant of the Day 02/13/2017
Photo from March 15, 2009. Location: The Pocket, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Cercis canadensis detail page.
Eastern Redbud – Cercis canadensis