Category Archives: USWildflowers News

Blackfoot Daisy – Melampodium leucanthum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Blackfoot Daisy, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/17/2017.) Scientific name is Melampodium leucanthum. Photo below was taken in Brantley Lake State Park in Eddy County, NM on Oct 19, 2016. Go to the Blackfoot Daisy detail page for more information and photos.

Blackfoot Daisy, Rock Daisy, Plains Blackfoot, Arnica - Melampodium leucanthum

Blackfoot Daisy – Melampodium leucanthum

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Dwarf Ginseng – Panax trifolius – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Dwarf Ginseng, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/10/2017.) Scientific name is Panax trifoliusa. Photo below was taken in the Savage Gulch State Natural Area in Grundy County, TN on April 4, 2017. Go to the Dwarf Ginseng detail page for more information and photos.

Dwarf Ginseng, Ground Nut - Panax trifolius

Dwarf Ginseng – Panax trifolius

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Alpine Sunflower – Hymenoxys grandiflora – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Alpine Sunflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/08/2017.) Scientific name is Hymenoxys grandiflora. Photo below was taken in the Rocky Mountain National Park in Grand County, CO on Aug 26, 2016. Go to the Alpine Sunflower detail page for more information and photos.

Alpine Sunflower, Four-nerved Daisy, Graylocks Rubberweed, Old-man-of-the-mountain - Hymenoxys grandiflora

Alpine Sunflower – Hymenoxys grandiflora

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Showy Orchis – Galearis spectabilis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Showy Orchis, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/07/2017.) Scientific name is Galearis spectabilis. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Sevier County, TN on April 18, 2016. Go to the Showy Orchis detail page for more information and photos.

Showy Orchis, Showy Orchid, Purple-hooded Orchid, Gay Orchid, Purple Orchis, Two-leaved orchis - Galearis spectabilis

Showy Orchis – Galearis spectabilis

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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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