Tag Archives: Orchid

#NPOD: Puttyroot Orchid #Nativeplants

Puttyroot Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 05/06/2017
Photo from 05/06/2010. Location:  The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the  Aplectrum hyemale detail page.

Puttyroot, Adam and Eve - Aplectrum hyemale

Puttyroot, Adam and Eve – Aplectrum hyemale

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Green Adder’s Mouth – Malaxis unifolia – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Green Adder’s Mouth, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (03/15/2017.) Scientific name is Malaxis unifolia. Photo below was taken at the May Prairie State Natural Area in Coffee County, TN on June 1, 2016. Go to the Green Adder’s Mouth detail page for more information and photos.

Green Adder's Mouth - Malaxis unifolia

Green Adder’s Mouth – Malaxis unifolia

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#NPOD: Southern Twayblade #Nativeplants

Southern Twayblade – Native Plant of the Day 02/23/2017
Photo from 02/20/2014.  Location: Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve, Grady County, GA.
More photos / info at the Listera australis detail page.

Southern Twayblade - Listera australis

Southern Twayblade – Listera australis

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Small Green Woodland Orchid – Platanthera clavellata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Small Green Woodland Orchid, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/15/2016.) Scientific name is Platanthera clavellata.  Photo below was taken in Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA on Aug 2, 2016. Go to the Small Green Woodland Orchid detail page for more information.

Small Green Wood Orchid, Club-Spur Orchid, Green Rein Orchid, Wood Orchid, Small Woodland Orchid - Platanthera clavellata

Small Green Wood Orchid – Platanthera clavellata

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#NPOD: Slender Ladies’ Tresses #Nativeplants

Slender Ladies’ Tresses – Native Plant of the Day 09/05/2016

Photo from Sep 2, 2014. Location: Blue Ridge Parkway, Carroll County, VA.
More photos / info at the Spiranthes lacera detail page.

Ladies’ Tresses, Northern Slender Lady's Tresses, Southern Slender Ladies’ Tresses - Spiranthes lacera

Slender Ladies’ Tresses – Spiranthes lacera

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Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Grass Pink, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/30/2016.) Scientific name is Calopogon tuberosus.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Common Grass Pink detail page for more information.

Common Grass Pink, Bearded Pink, Swamp Pink, Tuberous Grass Pink, Meadow Gift - Calopogon tuberosus

Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus

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Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Rose Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/25/2016.) Scientific name is Pogonia ophioglossoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Rose Pogonia detail page for more information.

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Crested Orchid, Beard Flower, Sweet Crest Orchid - Pogonia ophioglossoides

Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides

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