Tag Archives: The Pocket

#NPOD: Gray Beardtongue #Nativeplants

Gray Beardtongue – Native Plant of the Day 05/07/2017
Photo from 05/04/2009. Location: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Penstemon canescens detail page.

Eastern Gray Beardtongue - Penstemon canescens

Eastern Gray Beardtongue – Penstemon canescens

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#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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#NPOD: Lyre-Leaf Sage #Nativeplants

Lyre-Leaf Sage – Native Plant of the Day 05/04/2017
Photo from 05/04/2009. Location: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Salvia lyrata detail page.
I love the fields with the large blue patches of Lyre-leaf Sage, frequently mixed with the yellows of buttercups and the whites of daisies and fleabanes.

Lyreleaf Sage - Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf Sage – Salvia lyrata

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#NPOD: Sweet Betsy #Nativeplants

Sweet Betsy  – Native Plant of the Day 04/16/2017
Photo from 04/14/2010. Location:  The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, Ga.
More photos / info at the Trillium cuneatum detail page.

Trillium cuneatum blossoms are usually red/maroon, but are occasionally green, yellowish, or bronze.

Little Sweet Betsy, Toadshade Trillium - Trillium cuneatum

Little Sweet Betsy, Toadshade Trillium – Trillium cuneatum

 

Toadshade Trillium - Trillium cuneatum

Toadshade Trillium – Trillium cuneatum

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#NPOD: Solomon’s Plume #Nativeplants

Solomon’s Plume – Native Plant of the Day 04/13/2017
Photo from April 20, 2016.  Location: Chestnut Top Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
More photos / info at the  Maianthemum racemosum detail page.

False Solomon's Seal, Feathery False Lily of the Valley, Solomon's Plume - Maianthemum racemosum

False Solomon’s Seal, Solomon’s Plume – Maianthemum racemosum

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The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain Status Update 04/10/2017 – 41 Species Identified

Cindy and I headed down to The Pocket today not only because I needed to get an update published, but because it was an absolutely beautiful day. And the flowers did not disappoint.

Bent White Trillium - Trillium Flexipes

Bent White Trillium – Trillium Flexipes are magnificent and aromatic right now. Hurry for the show!

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#NPOD: Wild Hyacinth #Nativeplants

Wild Hyacinth – Native Plant of the Day 04/10/2017
Photo from 04/09/2008. Location:  The Pocket, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the  Camassia scilloides detail page.

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas - Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas – Camassia scilloides

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