Category Archives: USWildflowers News

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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Slender Ladies’ Tresses – Spiranthes lacera – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Slender Ladies’ Tresses, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (12/24/2014.)  Scientific name is Spiranthes lacera.  Photo below was taken along the Blue Ridge Parkway in  Carroll County, VA on Sep 2, 2014. Go to the Ladies’ Tresses detail page for more photos and information.

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New England Aster – Symphyotrichum novae-angliae – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

New England Aster, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (11/10/2014.)  Scientific name is Symphyotrichum novae-angliae.  It is also known as Michaelmas-daisy . Photo below was taken in Stow, Ohio on Sep 29, 2014. Go to the New England Aster detail page for more photos and information.

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Lyon’s Turtlehead – Chelone lyonii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Lyon’s Turtlehead, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (9/17/2014.)  Scientific name is Chelone lyonii.  It is also known as Red Turtlehead, Pink Turtlehead, and Appalachian Turtlehead . Photo below was taken near the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Buncombe County, NC on Aug 29, 2014. Go to the Lyon’s Turtlehead detail page for more photos and information.

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Allegheny Stonecrop – Hylotelephium telephioides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Allegheny Stonecrop, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (9/14/2014.)  Scientific name is Hylotelephium telephioides.  It is also known as Allegheny Live-for-ever. Photo below was taken along the Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, in Rockingham County, VA on Sep 4, 2014. Go to the Allegheny Stonecrop detail page for more photos and information.

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