Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Hoary Puccoon – Lithospermum canescens – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Hoary Puccoon, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (8/25/2014.)  Scientific name is Lithospermum canescens.  It is also known as Orange Puccoon, and Indian Paint. Photo below was taken in a Chickamauga Battlefield Cedar Glade in Catoosa County, Ga on April 29, 2014. Go to the Hoary Puccoon detail page for more photos and information.

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American Germander – Teucrium canadense – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

American Germander, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (8/18/2014.)  Scientific name is Teucrium canadense.  It is also known as Wood Sage, and Canada Germander. Photo below was taken at the Cosby Campground of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cocke County, TN on June 30, 2014. Go to the American Germander detail page for more photos and information.

American Germander, Wood Sage, Canada Germander - Teucrium canadense

American Germander – Teucrium canadense

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Purple Loosestrife – Lythrum salicaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Purple Loosestrife, a non-native, highly invasive species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (8/11/2014.)  Scientific name is Lythrum salicaria.  It is also known as Rosy Strife and Kill Weed. Photo below was taken along the Ohio River in Newport, Campbell County, KY on Aug 5, 2014. Go to the Purple Loosestrife detail page for more photos and information.

Purple Loosestrife, Rosy Strife, Kill Weed - Lythrum salicaria

Purple Loosestrife – Lythrum salicaria

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Little Brown Jug – Hexastylis arifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Little Brown Jug, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (7/30/2014.)  Scientific name is Hexastylis arifolia.  It is also known as Arrowleaf Ginger. Photo below was taken at the Lula Lake Land Trust Core Property in Walker County, GA on June 7, 2014. Go to the Little Brown Jug detail page for more photos and information.

Little Brown Jug, Arrowleaf Ginger - Hexastylis arifolia

Little Brown Jug, Arrowleaf Ginger – Hexastylis arifolia

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White Clintonia – Clintonia umbellulata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

White Clintonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (7/19/2014.)  Scientific name is Clintonia umbellulata.  It is also known as Clinton’s Lily, and Speckled Woodlily. Photo below was taken in the Murray County, GA on May 15, 2014. Go to the White Clintonia detail page for more photos and information.

White Clintonia, Clinton’s Lily, Speckled Woodlily - Clintonia umbellulata

White Clintonia – Clintonia umbellulata

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Tall Hairy Agrimony – Agrimonia gryposepala – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Tall Hairy Agrimony, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (7/18/2014.)  Scientific name is Agrimonia gryposepala.  It is also known as Common Agrimony, Hooked Agrimony, and Tall Hairy Grooveburr. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cocke County, TN on June 29, 2014. Go to the Tall Hairy Agrimony detail page for more photos and information.

Tall Hairy Agrimony, Common Agrimony, Hooked Agrimony, Tall Hairy Grooveburr - Agrimonia gryposepala

Tall Hairy Agrimony – Agrimonia gryposepala

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Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Platanthera psycodes – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Small Purple Fringed Orchid, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (7/10/2014.)  Scientific name is Platanthera psycodes.  It is also known as Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid and Lesser Purple Fringed Bog-orchid . Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Swain County, NC on June 28, 2014. Go to the Small Purple Fringed Orchid detail page for more photos and information.

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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Canada Milkvetch – Astragalus canadensis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Canada Milkvetch, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/26/2014.)  Scientific name is Astragalus canadensis.  It is also known as Little Rattlepod. Photo below was taken in Dade County, GA on June 21, 2014. Go to the Canada Milkvetch detail page for more photos and information.

Canada Milkvetch, Little Rattlepod - Astragalus canadensis

Canada Milkvetch – Astragalus canadensis

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Shuttleworth’s Ginger – Hexastylis shuttleworthii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Shuttleworth’s Ginger, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/22/2014.)  Scientific name is Hexastylis shuttleworthii.  It is also known as Largeflower Heartleaf. Photo below was taken in Walker County, GA on June 7, 2014. Go to the Shuttleworth’s Ginger detail page for more photos and information.

Largeflower Heartleaf, Shuttleworth’s Ginger - Hexastylis shuttleworthii

Shuttleworth’s Ginger – Hexastylis shuttleworthii

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