Category Archives: USWildflowers News

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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Purple Tassels – Dalea gattingeri – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Purple Tassels, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/13/2014.)  Scientific name is Dalea gattingeri.  It is also known as Gattinger’s Prairie Clover. Photo below was taken in Catoosa County, GA on May 21, 2014. Go to the Purple Tassels detail page for more photos and information.

Gattinger’s Prairie Clover, Purpletassels, Purple Tassels - Dalea gattingeri

Gattinger’s Prairie Clover, Purple Tassels – Dalea gattingeri

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Yellow Thistle – Cirsium horridulum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Yellow Thistle, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (6/02/2014.)  Scientific name is Cirsium horridulum.  It is also known as Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, and Horrible Thistle . Photo below was taken in Catoosa County, GA on May 12, 2014. Go to the Yellow Thistle detail page for more photos and information.

Yellow Thistle, Common Yellow Thistle, Spiny Thistle, Bigspine Thistle, Southern Yellow Thistle, Horrible Thistle - Cirsium horridulum

Yellow Thistle – Cirsium horridulum

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Yellow Ladyslipper – Cypripedium parviflorum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Yellow Ladyslipper, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (5/25/2014.)  Scientific name is Cypripedium parviflorum.  It is also known as Lesser Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Greater Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Small Flowered Yellow Lady’s Slipper. Photo below was taken in Murray County, GA on May 15, 2014. Go to the Yellow Ladyslipper detail page for more photos and information.

Yellow Ladyslipper, Lesser Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Greater Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Small Flowered Yellow Lady’s Slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum

Yellow Ladyslipper – Cypripedium parviflorum

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Woolly Head Clover – Trifolium eriocephalum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Woolly Head Clover, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (5/18/2014.)  Scientific name is Trifolium eriocephalum.  It is also known as Hairy Head Clover, Cascade Clover, Cusick’s Clover, Martin’s Clover, and Fuzzyleaf CloverDicot Perennial. Photo below was taken in Custer County, ID on June 13, 2010. Go to the Woolly Head Clover detail page for more photos and information.

Woolly Head Clover, Hairy Head Clover, Cascade Clover, Cusick’s Clover, Martin’s Clover, Fuzzyleaf CloverDicot Perennial - Trifolium eriocephalum

Woolly Head Clover – Trifolium eriocephalum

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