Tag Archives: Plantae

purple false foxglove (Agalinis purpurea)

Agalinis purpurea (known by common names including purple false foxglove and purple gerardia) is an annual forb native to the eastern United States and Canada, which produces purple flowers in late summer or early fall. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/95773928

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shining sumac (Rhus copallinum)

Rhus copallinum (Rhus copallina is also used but, this is not consistent with the rules of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy), the winged sumac, shining sumac, dwarf sumac or flameleaf sumac, is a species of flowering plant in the … Continue reading

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partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata)

Chamaecrista fasciculata, the partridge pea, is a species of legume native to most of the eastern United States. It is an annual which grows to approximately 0.5 meters tall. It has bright yellow flowers from early summer until first frost, … Continue reading

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downy lobelia (Lobelia puberula)

Lobelia puberula, or downy lobelia, is a perennial herbaceous wildflower in the Bellflower family (Campanulaceae) native to eastern and south central United States. It is the most common blue-flowered Lobelia in the Southeast. It grows in mesic (moderate moisture) to … Continue reading

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Maryland meadowbeauty (Rhexia mariana)

Rhexia mariana is a species of flowering plant in the Melastomataceae known by the common name Maryland meadowbeauty. It is native to the eastern and lower midwestern United States. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/95394957

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Yellow Crownbeard (Verbesina occidentalis)

Verbesina occidentalis is a flowing plant in the Asteraceae family. The common names for Verbesina occidentalis are yellow crownbeard and stick weed. Verbesina occidentalis is often considered a weedy plant of disturbed areas, due its presence in managed agricultural areas … Continue reading

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prickly fanpetals (Sida spinosa)

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827640

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beefsteak plant (Perilla frutescens)

Perilla frutescens, commonly called perilla or Korean perilla, is a species of Perilla in the mint family Lamiaceae. It is an annual plant native to Southeast Asia and Indian highlands, and grown in the Korean peninsula, Southern China and India. … Continue reading

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white vervain (Verbena urticifolia)

Verbena urticifolia, known as nettle-leaved vervain or white vervain, is a herbaceous plant in the vervain family (Verbenaceae). It belongs to the “true” vervains of genus Verbena. Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94827352

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cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

Lobelia cardinalis (syn. L. fulgens, cardinal flower) is a species of flowering plant in the bellflower family Campanulaceae native to the Americas, from southeastern Canada south through the eastern and southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America to northern Colombia. … Continue reading

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