Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Painted Trillium – Trillium undulatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Painted Trillium, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/01/2015.)  Scientific name is Trillium undulatum. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along a quiet walk near Newfound Gap on May 05, 2015. Go to the Painted Trillium detail page for more photos and information.

Painted Trillium, Painted Wakerobin, Painted Lady - Trillium undulatum

Painted Trillium – Trillium undulatum

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Elevated to State Status at USWildflowers.com

OK, that headline may be misleading. “At USWildflowers.com” doesn’t mean we have a scoop on a news story that hasn’t made the mainstream headlines yet; it means that USWildflowers.com is now treating the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as it does the individual United States – you can get listings of the USWildflowers’ database of wildflower species that are found in the park.

Whorled Loosestrife - Lysimachia quadrifolia - Low Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Whorled Loosestrife – Lysimachia quadrifolia – along the Low Gap Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, June 28, 2014

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American Umbrella Leaf – Diphylleia cymosa – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

American Umbrella Leaf, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/04/2015.)  Scientific name is Diphylleia cymosa. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park along the Little River Trail near Elkmont on May 04, 2015. Go to the American Umbrella Leaf detail page for more photos and information.

American Umbrella Leaf, Umbrella-leaf - Diphylleia cymosa

American Umbrella Leaf – Diphylleia cymosa

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Green and Gold – Chrysogonum virginianum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Green and Gold, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/14/2015.)  Scientific name is Chrysogonum virginianum. Photo below was taken in Murray County, GA near Carters Lake on Apr 17, 2015. Go to the Green and Gold detail page for more photos and information.

Green and Gold - Chrysogonum virginianum

Green and Gold – Chrysogonum virginianum

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Nettleleaf Sage – Salvia urticifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Nettleleaf Sage, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/12/2015.)  Scientific name is Salvia urticifolia. It is also known by the common name Wild Sage. Photo below was taken at the Chickamauga National Military Park in Catoosa County, Ga on Apr 29, 2014. Go to the Nettleleaf Sage detail page for more photos and information.

Nettleleaf Sage, Wild Sage - Salvia urticifolia

Nettleleaf Sage – Salvia urticifolia

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Dimpled Trout Lily – Erythronium umbilicatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Dimpled Trout Lily, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (03/05/2015.)  Scientific name is Erythronium umbilicatum. It is also known by the common names Dimpled Dogtooth Violet and Southern Appalachian Trout Lily. Photo below was taken at the Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve in Grady County, GA on Feb 20, 2014. Go to the Dimpled Trout Lily detail page for more photos and information.

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Carolina Phlox – Phlox carolina – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Carolina Phlox, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/25/2015.)  Scientific name is Phlox carolina.  Photo below was taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Buncombe County, NC on Aug 29, 2014. Go to the Carolina Phlox detail page for more photos and information.

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Beechdrops – Epifagus virginiana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Beechdrops, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (01/08/2015.)  Scientific name is Epifagus virginiana.  Photo below was taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Avery County, NC on Sep 1, 2014. Go to the Beechdrops detail page for more photos and information.

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