Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Sacred Datura – Datura wrightii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Sacred Datura, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (12/06/2016.) Scientific name is Datura wrightii. Photo below was taken in Moab, UT on Aug 29, 2016. Go to the Sacred Datura detail page for more information and photos.

Sacred Datura, Sacred Thorn-apple, Indian Apple, Angel Trumpet - Datura wrightii

Sacred Datura – Datura wrightii

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Arctic Gentian – Gentiana algida – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Arctic Gentian, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/18/2016.) Scientific name is Gentiana algida. Photo below was taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, CO on Aug 26, 2016. Go to the Arctic Gentian detail page for more information and photos.

Arctic Gentian, Whitish Gentian - Gentiana algida

Arctic Gentian – Gentiana algida

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Rocky Mountain Bee Plant – Peritoma serrulata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/08/2016.) Scientific name is Peritoma serrulata. Photo below was taken in Grand County, CO on Aug 27, 2016. Go to the Rocky Mountain Bee Plant detail page for more information and photos.

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant, Stinking Clover, Skunk Weed, Navajo Spinach - Peritoma serrulata

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant – Peritoma serrulata

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Wyoming Paintbrush – Castilleja linariifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wyoming Paintbrush, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/05/2016.) Scientific name is Castilleja linariifolia. Photo below was taken in Arches National Park in Grand County, UT on Aug 29, 2016. Go to the Wyoming Paintbrush detail page for more information and photos.

Wyoming Paintbrush, Narrow-leaved Indian Paintbrush, Desert Paintbrush - Castilleja linariifolia

Wyoming Paintbrush – Castilleja linariifolia

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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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