Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Swamp Milkweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/26/2016.) Scientific name is Asclepias incarnata.  Photo below was taken in St Clair County, IL on Aug 23, 2016. Go to the Swamp Milkweed detail page for more information and photos.

Swamp Milkweed, Western Swamp Milkweed, Pink Milkweed, Eastern Swamp Milkweed - Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata

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Common Sunflower – Helianthus annuus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Sunflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/19/2016.) Scientific name is Helianthus annuus.  Photo below was taken in Ellis County, KS on Aug 24, 2016. Go to the Common Sunflower detail page for more information and photos.

Common Sunflower, Kansas Sunflower, Mirasol - Helianthus annuus

Common Sunflower – Helianthus annuus

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Small Green Woodland Orchid – Platanthera clavellata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Small Green Woodland Orchid, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/15/2016.) Scientific name is Platanthera clavellata.  Photo below was taken in Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA on Aug 2, 2016. Go to the Small Green Woodland Orchid detail page for more information.

Small Green Wood Orchid, Club-Spur Orchid, Green Rein Orchid, Wood Orchid, Small Woodland Orchid - Platanthera clavellata

Small Green Wood Orchid – Platanthera clavellata

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Cumberland Rosinweed – Silphium bracheatum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Cumberland Rosinweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/19/2016.) Scientific name is Silphium bracheatum.  Photo below was taken in Franklin County, TN on Aug 13, 2016. Go to the Cumberland Rosinweed detail page for more information.

Cumberland Rosinweed - Silphium brachiatum

Cumberland Rosinweed – Silphium brachiatum

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Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Creeping Water Primrose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2016.) Scientific name is Ludwigia peploides.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on June 18, 2016. Go to the Creeping Water Primrose detail page for more information.

Creeping Water Primrose, Floating Primrose-Willow, Water-primrose - Ludwigia peploides

Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides

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Pine Barren Death Camas – Stenanthium leimanthoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Pine Barren Death Camas, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/15/2016.) Scientific name is Stenanthium leimanthoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Pine Barren Death Camas detail page for more information.

Pine Barren Death Camas - Stenanthium leimanthoides

Pine Barren Death Camas – Stenanthium leimanthoides

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Mountain Myrtle Changed from Leiophyllum buxifolium to Kalmia buxifolia

Based on studies in 1996 and 2002 the species formerly known as Leiophyllum buxifolium has been reclassified into the Kalmia genus (the one containing Mountain Laurel) as Kalmia buxifolia. The USWildflowers database has now been updated to reflect this change. Click on that new scientific name for more information and a photo.

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Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Grass Pink, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/30/2016.) Scientific name is Calopogon tuberosus.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Common Grass Pink detail page for more information.

Common Grass Pink, Bearded Pink, Swamp Pink, Tuberous Grass Pink, Meadow Gift - Calopogon tuberosus

Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus

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Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Rose Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/25/2016.) Scientific name is Pogonia ophioglossoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Rose Pogonia detail page for more information.

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Crested Orchid, Beard Flower, Sweet Crest Orchid - Pogonia ophioglossoides

Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides

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