Celastraceae (Bittersweet Family) Synonym(s): American Strawberry Bush, Strawberry Bush, Brook Euonymus, Hearts-a-burstin, Bursting Heart, Wahoo Recognized more by its seed pod than its tiny flower. Bloom Color: GreenBloom Time: May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.
Balsaminaceae (Touch-Me-Not Family) Synonym(s): Jewelweed, Orange Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.
Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The unfortunate species name, siphilitica, is based on the fact that it was a supposed cure for syphilis. For more information about this plant, Click Here.
Asteraceae (Aster Family) A stiff, very rough stem bearing spreading branches and loose clusters of flower heads with lavender, violet, or pale blue rays. There are several varieties of this plant, differing only in the outline of the leaves. The broadly winged leafstalks are particularly noteworthy. Photographic Location: Montgomery Bell State Park in Middle Tennessee.
Aster family (Asteraceae) Description: This native annual plant is 2-8′ tall and little branched, except at the top near the inflorescence. The central stem is round and largely hairless, with fine vertical lines that are dark green. The alternate leaves are up to 8″ long and 3″ across. They are lanceolate, ovate, or oblanceolate, oftenContinue reading “Pilewort (Erechtites hieracifolia)”