Monthly Archives: August 2010

Flowering Spurge – Euphorbia corollata – Added to USWildflowers Database

Flowering Spurge, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/30/2010.)  Scientific name is Euphorbia corollata.  Check out this really interesting plant. It is also is known by the common names Blooming Spurge and Emetic Root.  Photo below was taken in Haywood County, NC on July 12, 2010.

Flowering Spurge, Blooming Spurge, Emetic Root - Euphorbia corollata

Flowering Spurge, Blooming Spurge, Emetic Root - Euphorbia corollata

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Purple-flowering Raspberry – Rubus odoratus – Added to USWildflowers Database

Purple-flowering Raspberry, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/29/2010.)  Scientific name is Rubus odoratus.  This plant also is known by the common name Thimbleberry.  Photo below was taken in Haywood County, NC on July 12, 2010.

Purple-flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry - Rubus odoratus

Purple-flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry - Rubus odoratus

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Great Ragweed – Ambrosia trifida – Added to USWildflowers Database

Great Ragweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/29/2010.)  Scientific name is Ambrosia trifida.  This plant also is known by the common names Buffalo Weed, Horseweed, Giant Ragweed, and Tall Ambrosia.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, Georgia on August 28, 2010.

Great Ragweed, Buffalo Weed, Tall Ambrosia - Ambrosia trifida

Great Ragweed, Buffalo Weed, Tall Ambrosia - Ambrosia trifida

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Large-Flowered Trillium – Trillium grandiflorum – Added to USWildflowers Database

Large-Flowered Trillium, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/27/2010.)  Scientific name is Trillium grandiflorum.  This plant also is known by the common names Great White Trillium and White Trillium.  Photo below was taken near Tray Mountain in White County, Georgia on May 1, 2010.

Large-Flowered Trillium, White Trillium - Trillium grandiflorum

Large-Flowered Trillium, White Trillium - Trillium grandiflorum

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Common Fiddleneck – Amsinckia menziesii – Added to USWildflowers Database

Common Fiddleneck, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/24/2010.)  Scientific name is Amsinckia menziesii.  This plant also is known by the common names  Menzie’s Fiddleneck and Rancher’s Fiddleneck.  Photo below was taken in the Boise Foothills of Ada County, Idaho on June 7, 2010.

Common Fiddleneck, Menzie's Fiddleneck, Rancher's Fiddleneck - Amsinckia menziesii

Common Fiddleneck, Menzie's Fiddleneck, Rancher's Fiddleneck - Amsinckia menziesii

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Highland Dog Hobble – Leucothoe fontanesiana – Added to USWildflowers Database

Highland Dog Hobble, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/23/2010.) Scientific name is Leucothoe fontanesiana.  This plant also is known by the common names  Drooping Leucothoe, Fetterbush, and Doghobble.  Photo below was taken in Towns County, Ga near the Talullah River on April 30, 2010.

Highland Dog Hobble, Drooping Leucothoe, Fetterbush - Leucothoe fontanesiana

Highland Dog Hobble, Drooping Leucothoe, Fetterbush - Leucothoe fontanesiana

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Cutleaf Coneflower – Rudbeckia laciniata – Added to USWildflowers Database

Cutleaf Coneflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/23/2010.) Scientific name is Rudbeckia laciniata.  This plant also is known by the common name  Green-headed Coneflower.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, Ga on Aug 21, 2010.

Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower - Rudbeckia laciniata

Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower - Rudbeckia laciniata

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Tall Coreopsis – Coreopsis tripteris – Added to USWildflowers Database

Tall Coreopsis, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/23/2010.) Scientific name is Coreopsis tripteris.  This plant also is known by the common name  Tall Tickseed.  Photo below was taken in Walker County, Ga on Aug 21, 2010.

Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed - Coreopsis tripteris

Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed - Coreopsis tripteris

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