Category Archives: USWildflowers News

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Upland Spreading Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/24/2016.) Scientific name is Cleistesiopsis bifaria.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Upland Spreading Pogonia detail page for more information.

Upland Spreading Pogonia, Appalachian Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Rosebud Orchid, Funnel Crest - Cleistesiopsis bifaria

Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria

Continue reading

Trumpet Creeper – Campsis radicans – Detail Record Updated

The detail record for Trumpet CreeperCampsis radicans – has been updated (06/16/2016) to include descriptive information and 4 additional photographs, taken today in Walker County, Georgia. This is one of them:

Trumpet Creeper, Cow Itch, Hell Vine, Devil's Shoestring - Campsis radicans

Trumpet Creeper – Campsis radicans


 

Trumpet Creeper was among the earliest flowers added to the USWildflowers.com database, and the “detail record” was  very basic – common name, scientific name, and a single photo with location and date.

Yellow Buckeye – Aesculus flava – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Yellow Buckeye, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/11/2016.) Scientific name is Aesculus flava.  Photo below was taken in Rhea County, TN on April 8, 2016. Go to the Yellow Buckeye detail page for more information.

Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Yellow Horsechestnut, Common Buckeye - Aesculus flava

Yellow Buckeye – Aesculus flava

Continue reading

Prairie Rose – Rosa segitera – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Prairie Rose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/06/2016.) Scientific name is Rosa segitera.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 1, 2016. Go to the Prairie Rose detail page for more information.

Prairie Rose, Climbing Rose, Climbing Prairie Rose, Climbing Wild Rose, Illinois Rose, Michigan Rose - Rosa setigera

Prairie Rose – Rosa setigera

Continue reading

Nodding Mandarin – Prosartes maculata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Nodding Mandarin, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/30/2016.) Scientific name is Prosartes maculata.  Photo below was taken along the Piney River Trail (part of the Cumberland Trail) in Rhea County, TN on April 08, 2016. Go to the Nodding Mandarin detail page for more information.

Nodding Mandarin, Spotted Mandarin - Prosartes maculata

Nodding Mandarin – Prosartes maculata

Continue reading