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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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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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