Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Wild Ginger – Asarum canadense – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wild Ginger, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (03/20/2017.) Scientific name is Asarum canadense. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Blount County, TN on April 20, 2016. Go to the Wild Ginger detail page for more information and photos.

Common Wild Ginger, Canadian Wild Ginger - Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger – Asarum canadense

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Green Adder’s Mouth – Malaxis unifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Green Adder’s Mouth, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (03/15/2017.) Scientific name is Malaxis unifolia. Photo below was taken at the May Prairie State Natural Area in Coffee County, TN on June 1, 2016. Go to the Green Adder’s Mouth detail page for more information and photos.

Green Adder's Mouth - Malaxis unifolia

Green Adder’s Mouth – Malaxis unifolia

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Eastern Teaberry – Gaultheria procumbens – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Eastern Teaberry, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/27/2017.) Scientific name is Gaultheria procumbens. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cocke County, TN on April 1, 2014. Go to the Eastern Teaberry detail page for more information and photos.

Eastern Teaberry, American Wintergreen, Checkerberry - Gaultheria procumbens

Eastern Teaberry, American Wintergreen – Gaultheria procumbens

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Long-styled Gladecress – Leavenworthia stylosa – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Long-styled Gladecress, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/10/2017.) Scientific name is Leavenworthia stylosa. Photo below was taken in the Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area in Davidson County, TN on March 30, 2016. Go to the Long-styled Gladecress detail page for more information and photos.

Long-styled Gladecress, Nashville Mustard, Cedar Gladecress - Leavenworthia stylosa

Long-styled Gladecress – Leavenworthia stylosa

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Stansbury’s Cliffrose – Purshia stansburiana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Stansbury’s Cliffrose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (01/31/2017.) Scientific name is Purshia stansburiana. Photo below was taken along the South Rim in the Grand Canyon National Park on October 12, 2016. Go to the Stansbury’s Cliffrose detail page for more information and photos.

Stansbury’s Cliffrose, Cliff Rose, Quininebush - Purshia stansburiana

Stansbury’s Cliffrose – Purshia stansburiana

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Eastern Shooting Star – Dodecatheon meadia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Eastern Shooting Star, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (1/23/2017.) Scientific name is Dodecatheon meadia. Photo below was taken in White Oak Sinks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on April 20, 2016. Go to the Eastern Shooting Star detail page for more information and photos.

Shooting Star, Prairie Pointers, Eastern Shooting Star, Pride of Ohio, Roosterheads - Dodecatheon meadia

Eastern Shooting Star – Dodecatheon meadia

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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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