Sunnybells (Schoenolirion croceum)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Yellow Sunnybell, Yellow Sunny-bell Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Mar , AprBloom Notes: Blooms mid-March to mid-April in South and West. Blooms April to Mid-May in North. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Confederate Violet (Viola sororia forma priceana)

Violaceae (Violet Family) Synonym(s): Confederate Violet Bloom Color: White , BlueBloom Time: Mar , AprNotes: The common name of this violet refers to the resemblance of the color of its flowers to the color of Confederate uniforms during the Civil War (pale greyish blue). For more information about this plant, Click Here. In the commentsContinue reading “Confederate Violet (Viola sororia forma priceana)”

Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Toadshade, Red Trillium, Red Wake-robin, Sessile Trillium, Sessile Wake-robin, Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wake-robin. Bloom Color: Red , Maroon , BrownBloom Time: Mar , Apr Notice the pointed stamens sometimes referred to as a beak. The stamens on Trillium cuneatum are rounded. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family) Synonym(s): Puccoon, Red Puccoon, Indian Paint, Redroot, Tetterwort Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Mar , AprNotes: The red juice from the underground stem was used by Native Americans as a dye for baskets, clothing, and war paint, as well as for insect repellent. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Sharplobe Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis var. acuta)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Sharplobe Hepatica, Sharp-lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatica Bloom Color: White , Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Mar , Apr For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Slender Heliotrope (Heliotropium tenellum)

Boraginaceae (Borage Family) Synonym(s): Pasture Heliotrope, White Heliotrope Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Butterweed (Packera glabella)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee. Asteraceae (Aster Family) Synonym(s):  Senecio glabellus, Cress-leaf Groundsel, Yellowtop  For more information about this plant, Click Here. Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee. Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.  

Birdseye Speedwell (Veronica persica)

Here’s a first. First post on the new web site. First post of 2021. Sorry, it’s not a native. I post what I see! The only blooming flower I saw today at Taylor Hollow. Happy Trails 2021! Plantaginaceae (Plantian Family) Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Mar , Apr For more information about this plant, Click Here.