Logo Coweeta Hydrologic Lab - 3
May 2017
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Late May 2017:

Platanthera
This visit's highlight was Small Purple Fringed Orchids   (Platanthera psycodes).
A friend discovered this roadside colony last year.



Platanthera
A pair on a steep bank, one above the other...


Platanthera
One more plant from this group.


Platanthera
I found more orchids at a large seep area 3/4 mile from the roadside colony.


Platanthera
This orchid was within 100 ft of the previous plant.



Tassel_rue
Tassel Rue, aka False Bugbane   (Trautvetteria caroliniensis)


Four_leaf_Milkweed
Four-leaf Milkweed   (Asclepias quadrifolia)


Fire_Pink
Fire Pink   (Silene virginica)


Poke_Milkweed
Individual flower of Poke Milkweed   (Asclepias exaltata)


Sundrops
Sundrops   (Oenothera fruticosa)


Venus_Looking_Glass
Venus' Looking Glass   (Triodanis perfoliata) flowers


Goats_Beard
Goat's Beard   (Aruncus dioicus)


Spiderwort
Spiderwort   (Tradescantia sp.)


Summer_bluets
Summer Bluets   (Houstonia purpurea)


Trillium_Trio
Solomon's Seal   (Polygonatum biflorum), still hanging in there...


Purple_Raspberry
Purple-flowered Raspberry   (Rubus odoratus)


Wood_Lily
Speckled Wood Lilies   (Clintonia umbellulata)


Dutchman_Pipe
Dutchman's Pipe   (Isotrema macrophyllum)


Hedge_Bindweed
Hedge Bindweed   (Calystegia sepium)


Yellow_Sorrel
Yellow Wood Sorrel   (Oxalis stricta)


Bluets_maybe
Not sure what these are...
Maybe a variation of the Summer Bluets pictured earlier on the page



Fraser_Magnolia
The sky alternated back & forth all day between clear blue and dark clouds.



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