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Bob Stelloh | profile | all galleries >>  flora... >>  wildflowers... tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

 wildflowers...

a few of the diverse collection of wildflowers living in the southern Appalachian Mountains, shown in bloom-time sequence (hint: use your browser 'Find' to go a picture of the plant you have in mind -- most images have both the botanical name and common name)
Obolaria virginica (Pennywort)

Obolaria virginica (Pennywort)

Viola hastata

Viola hastata

Chrysogonum virginianum (Green and Gold)

Chrysogonum virginianum (Green and Gold)

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)

Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot)

Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)

Claytonia virginica (Spring Beauty)

Tiarella cordifolia (Foamflower)

Tiarella cordifolia (Foamflower)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the Pulpit)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the Pulpit)

Trillium cuneatum

Trillium cuneatum

Panax quinquefolium (Ginseng) unfolding

Panax quinquefolium (Ginseng) unfolding

Houstonia caerulea (Bluets)

Houstonia caerulea (Bluets)

Cypripedium acaule (Pink Lady Slipper)

Cypripedium acaule (Pink Lady Slipper)

Saxifraga michauxii

Saxifraga michauxii

Amelanchier laevis (Serviceberry)

Amelanchier laevis (Serviceberry)

Lichen

Lichen

Halesia monticola (Mountain Silverbell)

Halesia monticola (Mountain Silverbell)

Cypripedium calceolus (Yellow Ladyslipper)

Cypripedium calceolus (Yellow Ladyslipper)

Sisyrinchium angustifolium (Blue-Eyed Grass)

Sisyrinchium angustifolium (Blue-Eyed Grass)

Viola rostrata (Long-Spurred Violet)

Viola rostrata (Long-Spurred Violet)

Hypoxis hirsuta (Yellow Star-Grass)

Hypoxis hirsuta (Yellow Star-Grass)

Trillium undulata

Trillium undulata

Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)

Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)

Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's Root, Fawn's Breath)

Gillenia trifoliata (Bowman's Root, Fawn's Breath)

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella Leaf)

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella Leaf)

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush)
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush),

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint-Brush),

Crataegus flabellata (Hawthorn)

Crataegus flabellata (Hawthorn)

Uvularia sp.

Uvularia sp.

Trillium catesbaei

Trillium catesbaei

Trillium catesbaei

Trillium catesbaei

Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)

Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)

unknown plant on seep

unknown plant on seep

Saxifraga michauxii

Saxifraga michauxii

Trillium grandiflorum (?)

Trillium grandiflorum (?)

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella Leaf)

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella Leaf)

Houstonia caerulea (Bluets)

Houstonia caerulea (Bluets)

Trillium catesbaei

Trillium catesbaei

Magnolia ashei

Magnolia ashei

Magnolia ashei

Magnolia ashei

Chamaelirium luteum (Devil's Bit, Fairy Wand)

Chamaelirium luteum (Devil's Bit, Fairy Wand)

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)

Variegated False Solomon's Seal

Variegated False Solomon's Seal

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Spigelia marylandica (Indian Pink)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Chimaphila maculata (Spotted Wintergreen)

Carolina lupine ?

Carolina lupine ?

Hydrangea arborescens

Hydrangea arborescens

Hydrangea arborescens

Hydrangea arborescens

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Hydrangea arborescens

Hydrangea arborescens

Oxalis montana (Wood Sorrel)

Oxalis montana (Wood Sorrel)

Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)

Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)

Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)

Monarda didyma (Bee Balm)

Viburnum sp.

Viburnum sp.

Asplenium platyneuron (Ebony Spleenwort) -- maybe

Asplenium platyneuron (Ebony Spleenwort) -- maybe

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal)

Galax aphylla

Galax aphylla

Tree ear

Tree ear

Laetiporus sulphureus (Chicken of the Woods, Sulphur Shelf) - with thanks to Tom Hughes for the name

Laetiporus sulphureus (Chicken of the Woods, Sulphur Shelf) - with thanks to Tom Hughes for the name

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella-Leaf) in a wet shady cove

Diphylleia cymosa (Umbrella-Leaf) in a wet shady cove

Sambucus pubens (Red Elderberry)
MP 437.5 S

Sambucus pubens (Red Elderberry)
MP 437.5 S

Lilium superbum (Turk's Cap Lily)
MP 437.5 S

Lilium superbum (Turk's Cap Lily)
MP 437.5 S

wildflower mix
MP 437.1 S

wildflower mix
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint Brush), Phlox
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint Brush), Phlox
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint Brush)
MP 437.1 S

Castilleja coccinea (Indian Paint Brush)
MP 437.1 S

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)
MP 437.1 S

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)
MP 437.1 S

Hypericum buckleyi (St. John's Wort)
MP 424.2 N

Hypericum buckleyi (St. John's Wort)
MP 424.2 N

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)
MP 420 N

Silene virginica (Fire Pink)
MP 420 N

Castanea pumila (Chinquapin)
MP 413.5 S

Castanea pumila (Chinquapin)
MP 413.5 S

Baptisia tinctoria (Yellow Indigo)
MP 413.5 S

Baptisia tinctoria (Yellow Indigo)
MP 413.5 S

Baptisia tinctoria (Yellow Indigo)
MP 413.5 S

Baptisia tinctoria (Yellow Indigo)
MP 413.5 S

Galax aphylla

Galax aphylla

Euphorbia sp.

Euphorbia sp.

Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Fly Poison)

Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Fly Poison)

Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Fly Poison)

Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Fly Poison)

Cladonia cristatella (British Soldiers) ~ 1/4'' high

Cladonia cristatella (British Soldiers) ~ 1/4'' high

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotrapa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotrapa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Monotropa uniflora (Indian Pipes)

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia

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Tipularia discolor (Crane-Fly Orchid)

Tipularia discolor (Crane-Fly Orchid)

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Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia