Tag Archives: GSMNP

#NPOD: Whorled Loosestrife #Nativeplants

Whorled Loosestrife – Native Plant of the Day 08/09/2017
Photo from 06/28/2014. Location: Low Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN. More info / photos at the Lysimachia quadrifolia detail page.

Whorled Loosestrife - Lysimachia quadrifolia

Whorled Loosestrife – Lysimachia quadrifolia

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#NPOD: Rugel’s Indian Plantain #Nativeplants

Rugel’s Indian Plantain – Native Plant of the Day 07/12/2017
Photo from 07/16/2015. Location: GSMNP Clingman’s Dome Trail, Swain County, NC.
More photos / info at the Rugelia nudicaulis detail page.

Rugelia, Rugel’s Indian Plantain, Rugel’s Ragwort, Winter Well - Rugelia nudicaulis

Rugel’s Indian Plantain – Rugelia nudicaulis

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#NPOD: Eastern Teaberry #Nativeplants

Eastern Teaberry – Native Plant of the Day 07/09/2017
Photo from 07/01/2014. Location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cocke County, TN.
More photos / info at the Gaultheria procumbens detail page.

Eastern Teaberry, American Wintergreen, Checkerberry - Gaultheria procumbens

Eastern Teaberry – Gaultheria procumbens

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Solitary Pussytoes – Antennaria solitaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Solitary Pussytoes, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/01/2017.) Scientific name is Antennaria solitaria. Photo below was taken along the Chestnut Top Trail of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in Blount County, TN on March 21, 2016. Go to the Solitary Pussytoes detail page for more information and photos.

Solitary Pussytoes, Singlehead Pussytoes - Antennaria solitaria

Solitary Pussytoes – Antennaria solitaria

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#NPOD: Small Purple Fringed Orchid #Nativeplants

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 06/29/2017
Photo from 6/28/2014. Location: Clingman’s Dome, GSMNP, Swain County, NC.
More photos / info at the Platanthera psycodes detail page.

Small Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Bog-orchid - Platanthera psycodes

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Platanthera psycodes

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#NPOD: American Umbrella Leaf #Nativeplants

American Umbrella Leaf – Native Plant of the Day 04/30/2017
Photo from 05/04/2015. Location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Little River Trail.
More photos / info at the Diphylleia cymosa detail page.

American Umbrella Leaf, Umbrella-leaf - Diphylleia cymosa

American Umbrella Leaf – Diphylleia cymosa

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