Category Archives: USWildflowers News

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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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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