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#NPOD: Venus’ Looking Glass #Nativeplants

Venus’ Looking Glass – Native Plant of the Day 11/08/2017
Photo from 5/21/2011. Location: Walker County, GA.
More photos & info at the Triodanis perfoliata detail page.

Venus' Looking Glass, Clasping Bellwort, Clasping Venus' Looking Glass, Roundleaved Triodanis - Triodanis perfoliata

Venus’ Looking Glass, Clasping Bellwort, Clasping Venus’ Looking Glass, Roundleaved Triodanis – Triodanis perfoliata

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Venus’ Looking Glass – Triodanis perfoliata – Added to USWildflowers Database

Venus’ Looking Glass, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/30/2011.)  Scientific name is Triodanis perfoliata.   It is also known by the common names Clasping Bellwort, Clasping Venus’ Looking Glass, and Roundleaved Triodanis.  Photo below was taken in the Estelle area of Pigeon Mountain in Walker County, GA on May 21, 2011.

Venus' Looking Glass, Clasping Bellwort, Roundleaved Triodanis - Triodanis perfoliata

Venus' Looking Glass, Clasping Bellwort, Roundleaved Triodanis - Triodanis perfoliata

My wife reminded me that I was photographing these wildflowers while our 15th grandchild, Nehemiah Phoenix Perkins, was being born.  In my defense, Niam, as they call him, was being born half a continent away.  We’ll get to see him soon. 🙂