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Widow’s Cross – Sedum pulchellum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Widow’s Cross, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/13/2013.) Scientific name is Sedum pulchellum.  It  is also known by the common names Glade Stonecrop, Widowscross, Lime Stonecrop, and Pink Stonecrop.  Photo below was taken in a Cedar Glade on Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA on May 11, 2013.  Go to the Widow’s Cross detail page for more photos and information.

Widow's Cross, Glade Stonecrop, Widowscross, Lime Stonecrop, Pink Stonecrop - Sedum pulchellum

Widow’s Cross – Sedum pulchellum

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Update on #Wildflowers at The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, 03/16/2013

Last week we reported that the Dutchman’s Breeches were very close to blooming.  My wife and I didn’t want to miss that relatively brief bloom period, so we headed back down there today to check on them.  I’ll let the picture below tell the story.

Dutchman's Breeches - Dicentra cucullaria

Dutchman’s Breeches – Dicentra cucullaria – about 10 plants are blooming.

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Wormleaf Stonecrop – Sedum stenopetalum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wormleaf Stonecrop, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/17/2012.) Scientific name is Sedum stenopetalum.  Photo below was taken on the Kleinschmidt Grade in Adams County, ID on June 18, 2011.  Go to the Wormleaf Stonecrop detail page for more photos and information.

Wormleaf Stonecrop - Sedum stenopetalum

Wormleaf Stonecrop – Sedum stenopetalum

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Leiberg Stonecrop – Sedum leibergii – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Leiberg Stonecrop, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/15/2012.) Scientific name is Sedum leibergi.  Photo below was taken on the Kleinschmidt Grade in Adams County, ID on June 19, 2011.  Go to the Leiberg Stonecrop detail page for more photos and information.

Leiberg Stonecrop - Sedum leibergii

Leiberg Stonecrop – Sedum leibergii

 

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04/11/2009 The Pocket – Status Update

Flowering DogwoodTo avoid crowds like those that were on the Shirley Miller Trail at The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain last week, I headed down there early Saturday morning, arriving at the parking area shortly after 8 AM. The sky was overcast, but the wind was low – a good situation for wildflower photography. My first stop was the dogwood tree beside the parking area.

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