#NPOD: Solomon’s Plume #Nativeplants

Solomon’s Plume – Native Plant of the Day 04/13/2017
Photo from April 20, 2016.  Location: Chestnut Top Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
More photos / info at the  Maianthemum racemosum detail page.

False Solomon's Seal, Feathery False Lily of the Valley, Solomon's Plume - Maianthemum racemosum

False Solomon’s Seal, Solomon’s Plume – Maianthemum racemosum

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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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The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain Status Update 04/10/2017 – 41 Species Identified

Cindy and I headed down to The Pocket today not only because I needed to get an update published, but because it was an absolutely beautiful day. And the flowers did not disappoint.

Bent White Trillium - Trillium Flexipes

Bent White Trillium – Trillium Flexipes are magnificent and aromatic right now. Hurry for the show!

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#NPOD: Wild Hyacinth #Nativeplants

Wild Hyacinth – Native Plant of the Day 04/10/2017
Photo from 04/09/2008. Location:  The Pocket, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the  Camassia scilloides detail page.

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas - Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas – Camassia scilloides

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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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