It seemed like everyone in the nation – and much of the rest of the world, apparently – was eagerly anticipating the Great Eclipse of 2017. I was among them. And I was fortunate that my granddaughter asked me to take her somewhere in the mountains where she could view it.
The Solar Eclipse of 2017 Nearing Totality
Buttonbush – Native Plant of the Day 08/22/2017
Photo from 8/19/2012. Location: Hamilton County, TN.
More photos / info at the Cephalanthus occidentalis detail page.
Buttonbush – Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cutleaf Coneflower – Native Plant of the Day 08/21/2017
Photo from 08/21/2010. Location: Walker County, Ga.
More info / photos at the Rudbeckia laciniata detail page.
Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower – Rudbeckia laciniata
Southern Wild Senna – Native Plant of the Day 08/20/2017
Photo from 08/13/2009. Location: Walker County, GA.
More info / photos at the Senna marilandica detail page.
Southern Wild Senna – Senna marilandica
Ontario Lobelia – Native Plant of the Day 08/19/2017
Photo from 8/18/2015. Location: Island in the Lake Huron North Channel, Ontario, Canada.
More photos & info at the Lobelia kalmii detail page.
Ontario Lobelia – Lobelia kalmii
White Meadowsweet – Native Plant of the Day 08/18/2017
Photo from 8/13/2015. Location: Baie Fine of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada.
More info / photos at the Spiraea alba detail page.
White Meadowsweet – Spiraea alba
Pickerelweed – Native Plant of the Day 08/17/2017
Photo from 08/13/2015. Location: Baie Fine of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada.
More info / photos at the Pontederia cordata detail page.
Pickerelweed – Pontederia cordata
Slender Gaura – Native Plant of the Day 08/16/2017
Photo from 08/16/2009. Location: Gordon County, GA.
More photos / info at the Gaura filipes detail page.
Slenderstalk Beeblossom, Slender Gaura – Gaura filipes
Western Daisy, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/16/2017.) Scientific name is Astranthium integrifolium. Photo below was taken in the Long Hunter State Park, Davidson County, TN on May 11, 2017. Go to the Western Daisy detail page for more information and photos.
Eastern Western Daisy – Astranthium integrifolium
Groundnut – Native Plant of the Day 08/15/2017
Photo from Aug 13, 2013. Location: Walker County, GA.
More info / photos at the Apios americana detail page.
Groundnut, Potato Bean, Indian Potato, Virginia Potato, Wild Bean, Wild Sweet Potato – Apios americana