Monthly Archives: June 2017

#NPOD: Small Purple Fringed Orchid #Nativeplants

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 06/29/2017
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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#NPOD Western Virgin’s Bower #Nativeplants

Western Virgin’s Bower – Native Plant of the Day 06/26/2017
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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Small Skullcap – Scutellaria parvula – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Small Skullcap, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/25/2017.) Scientific name is Scutellaria parvula. Photo below was taken in the Couchville Cedar Glade, Davidson County, TN on May 11, 2017. Go to the Small Skullcap detail page for more information and photos.

Small Skullcap, Dwarf Skullcap, Little Skullcap - Scutellaria parvula

Small Skullcap – Scutellaria parvula

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#NPOD Hairy Clematis #Nativeplants

Hairy Clematis – Native Plant of the Day 06/25/2017
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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Spear Globemallow – Sphaeralcea hastulata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Spear Globemallow, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/23/2017.) Scientific name is Sphaeralcea hastulata. Photo below was taken in the Petrified Forest National Park, Navajo County, AZ on Oct 14, 2016. Go to the Spear Globemallow detail page for more information and photos.

Spear Globemallow, Spreading Globemallow, Wrinkled Globe Mallow - Sphaeralcea hastulata

Spear Globemallow – Sphaeralcea hastulata

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