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American Wintergreen – Pyrola americana – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

American Wintergreen, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/08/2017.) Scientific name is Pyrola americana. Photo below was taken in the Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA on Aug 2, 2017. Go to the American Wintergreen detail page for more information and photos.

American Wintergreen, Round-leaved Pyrola, Rounded Shinleaf - Pyrola americana

American Wintergreen – Pyrola americana

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#NPOD: Small Green Woodland Orchid #Nativeplants

Small Green Woodland Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 08/04/2017
Photo from 08/2/2016. Location: Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA.
More photos / info at the Platanthera clavellata detail page.

Small Green Wood Orchid, Club-Spur Orchid, Green Rein Orchid, Wood Orchid, Small Woodland Orchid - Platanthera clavellata

Small Green Wood Orchid – Platanthera clavellata

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Virginia Cottongrass – Eriophorum virginicum – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Virginia Cottongrass, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (04/30/2017.) Scientific name is Eriophorum virginicum. Photo below was taken in Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA on Aug 3, 2016. Go to the Virginia Cottongrass detail page for more information and photos.

Virginia Cottongrass, Tawny Cottongrass, Rusty Cotton Grass - Eriophorum virginicum

Virginia Cottongrass – Eriophorum virginicum

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