Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SeptBloom Notes: This plant, not Goldenrod, is a cause of hay fever, recognized by all who suffer the discomfiting allergy. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Great Ragweed, Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifidaContinue reading “Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)”

Southern Twayblade (Listera australis Lindl.)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple , BrownBloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Virgin’s Bower (Clematis virginiana L.)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Devil’s Darning Needles, Virgin’s Bower, Old Man’s Beard Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Cranefly Orchid (Tipularia discolor (Pursh) Nutt.)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Crippled Cranefly Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , SepBloom Notes: Flowers in June in the North; in September in South. For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.

Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelii)

Plantaginaceae (Plantian Family) Synonym(s): Blackseed Plantain, Pale Plantain Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , OctBloom Notes: This plant is widely regarded as an unattractive weed, but its ecological value, particularly to mammals and moths, is rather high. For more information about this plant,Continue reading “Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelii)”

Alumroot (Heuchera americana L.)

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family) Synonym(s): American Alumroot, Alumroot Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple , BrownBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , AugBloom Notes: Pale greenish yellow or pale purple, so pale they almost appear white. Delicate and misty looking. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species:Continue reading “Alumroot (Heuchera americana L.)”

Pipevine, Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.)

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Bloom Color: Green , Purple , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Garden Coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee. Asteraceae (Aster Family) For more information about this plant, Click Here. Synonym(s): Golden Tickseed, Golden-wave Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee. Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee. Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.  

Vasey’s Trillium (Trillium vaseyi)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Sweet Trillium, Sweet Wakerobin, Vasey’s Trillium, Vasey’s Wakerobin Bloom Color: Red , BrownBloom Time: Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Blooms maroon-red. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Three Seeded Mercury (Acalypha rhomboidea)

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family) Synonym(s): Common Threeseed Mercury, Virginia Threeseed Mercury Bloom Color: GreenBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , NovBloom Notes: Male flowers minute with 4 sepals, golden-green. Female flowers without petals, the sepals minute and green. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

White Wood Aster (Eurybia divaricata)

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Asteraceae (Aster Family) For more information about this plant, Click Here. Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Spring Coral Root (Corallorhiza wisteriana)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Spring Coral-root, Spring Coral Root, Early Southern Coral-root, Wister’s Coral-root, Yellow Coral-root, Arousing Coral-root Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple , BrownBloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.