Cumberland Rosinweed – Native Plant of the Day 01/25/2018
Photo from 8/13/2016. Location: Hawkins Cove State Natural Area, Franklin County, TN.
More photos / info at the Silphium brachiatum detail page.
Whorled Rosinweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/06/2012.) Scientific name is Silphium trifoliatum. Photo below was taken in Wilson County, TN on Aug 4, 2012. It is also known by the common name Three-leaved Rosinweed. Go to the Whorled Rosinweed detail page for more photos and information.
Shaggy Rosinweed, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/07/2010.) Scientific name is Silphium mohrii. This plant also is known by the common name Mohr’s Rosinweed. Photo below was taken in Dade County, Ga, on 07/05/2010.
I love this photograph of a cutleaf rosinweed blossom. As a nature photographer, I’m not an artist – I’m a reporter. The art is God’s business- “Nature is the art of God” (Dante.) My hope is that my photographs attractively portray God’s art. Initially I liked this photograph because it attractively portrays the beauty of a lovely bright yellow flower. But since I’ve been using it as my computer display background for about a month now and staring at it daily, I’ve also come to appreciate it for something else…