Upland Yellow Violet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (05/23/2012.) Scientific name isViola praemorsa. Photo below was taken in the Boise Foothills of Ada County, ID on June 10, 2011. It is also known by the common names Canary Violet, Astoria Violet, Prairie Violet, Yellow Montane Violet, and Wavyleaf Violet. Go to the Upland Yellow Violet detail page for more information.
Three-Parted Violet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/01/2012.) Scientific name isViola tripartita. Photo below was taken on Pigeon Mountain in Walker County, GA, on April 1, 2012. It is also known by the common names Threepart Violet, Wedge-leaf Yellow Violet. Go to the Three-Parted Violet detail page for more information.
What a difference a few weeks with some warm weather makes! On Feb 13 we made a trip to The Pocket and there was still a little snow on the ground and no sign even of Harbinger of Spring. I made a quick trip down to The Pocket this morning to check on the status, and the wildflower season has begun! Read on…
Wood Violet, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/01/2010.) Scientific name is Viola palmata. It is also is known by the common name Early Blue Violet and Trilobed Violet. Photo below was taken on Pigeon Mountain in Walker County, Ga, on April 4, 2009.
Wood Violet, Early Blue Violet, Trilobed Violet - Viola palmata
Work and grandkid schedule have left time only for a quick trip down to The Pocket on Wednesday evening. My primary purpose was to determine if the Bellwort down there is Large-flowered or Perfoliate (mission accomplished.) We also took a spin around the boardwalk and made a trip north of the parking area, but did not get up the horse trail toward the falls, so I’m unable to update the status of flowers found along that trail.