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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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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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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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