Tag Archives: Orchids

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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#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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Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Upland Spreading Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/24/2016.) Scientific name is Cleistesiopsis bifaria.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Upland Spreading Pogonia detail page for more information.

Upland Spreading Pogonia, Appalachian Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Rosebud Orchid, Funnel Crest - Cleistesiopsis bifaria

Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria

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#NPOD: Puttyroot Orchid #Nativeplants

Puttyroot Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 05/06/2016

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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Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve

Wow!  If you like Trout Lilies (what’s not to like about Trout Lilies?) then… Wow!  Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve is home to the densest population of Trout Lilies in the world.  Arrive there at peak bloom – usually early February, but with the cold late winter we’ve had in the southeast, mid-February this year – and you too will be amazed at the carpet of yellow blossoms in a 40 acre patch of forest along the slopes down to Wolf Creek in Grady County, Georgia.

Dimpled Trout Lily - Erythronium umbilicatum

Massive display of Dimpled Trout Lily – Erythronium umbilicatum – at Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve

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