Tag Archives: Anemone

Round-lobed Hepatica – Anemone americana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Round-lobed Hepatica, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/17/2016.) Scientific name is Anemone americana.  Photo below was taken at the Elsie Holmes Nature Park, Catoosa County, GA on March 15, 2015. Go to the Round-lobed Hepatica detail page for more information.

Round-lobed Hepatica, Liverleaf - Anemone americana

Round-lobed Hepatica- Anemone americana

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It’s Not Spring #Wildflowers in the #Smokies, but…

My wife, two granddaughters, and I spent the week prior to July 4 in and around the western part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We spent four nights dry camping in our motorhome in the Park’s Cosby Campground – a beautiful place – and then moved for the final three nights to a nice RV park about halfway between Cosby Campground and Gatlinburg.

Sydney crosses Cosby Creek

Sydney crosses Cosby Creek on our Low Gap Trail hike.

While it isn’t springtime in the Smokies, there were still a lot of wildflowers to be seen. I thought I’d share photos of a few of them, four three of which are “lifers” for me (in my haste I originally identified the white Monarda as Monarda bradburiana; I now believe it to be Monarda clinopodia.)

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Thimbleweed – Anemone virginiana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Thimbleweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/04/2013.) Scientific name is Anemone virginiana.  It  is also known by the common name Tall Anemone.  Photo below was taken at Lula Lake in Walker County, GA on Aug 3, 2013.  Go to the Thimbleweed detail page for more photos and information.

Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone - Anemone virginiana

Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone – Anemone virginiana

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Wood Anemone – Anemone quinquefolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wood Anemone, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/24/2013.) Scientific name is Anemone quinquefolia.  It  is also known by the common names Nightcaps, amd Twoleaf Anemone.  Photo below was taken near the Cosby Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cocke County, TN on Apr 7, 2013.   Go to the Wood Anemone detail page for more photos and information.

Wood Anemone, Nightcaps, Twoleaf Anemone - Anemone quinquefolia

Wood Anemone, Nightcaps, Twoleaf Anemone – Anemone quinquefolia

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Piper’s Anemone – Anemone piperi – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Piper’s Anemone, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/06/2012.) Scientific name is Anemone piperi.  Photo below was taken in the Ponderosa State Park, Valley County, ID on May 31, 2012.   It  is also known by the common name Windflower.  Go to the Piper’s Anemone detail page for more information.

Piper’s Anemone, Windflower - Anemone piperi

Piper’s Anemone, Windflower - Anemone piperi

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