Logo May - August 2015 Wildflowers at our cabin
Last of the Spring Ephemerals & some Summer Blooms
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Indian_Cucumber_Root

Indian Cucumber Root   (Medeola virginiana)


Indian_Cucumber_Root





Vasey_Trillium
Vasey's Trillium   (Trillium vaseyi), starting to look its age...




PuttyRoot_Orchid
Putty-root Orchid, aka Adam & Eve Orchid   (Aplectrum hyemale)




Rattlesnake_Orchid
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain   (Goodyera pubescens) in habitat


Rattlesnake_Orchid
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain buds


Rattlesnake_Orchid
Despite the common name, this is not a plantain, but an orchid...


Rattlesnake_leaves
Basal leaves




Indian_Pipe
Indian Pipe   (Monotropa uniflora) - pink form


Indian_Pipe
Indian Pipes




Basil_Balm
White Bergamot, aka Basil Balm   (Monarda clinopodia)




Hoary_Mtn_Mint

Hoary Mountain Mint   (Pycnanthemum incanum)


Mountain_Mint





Downy_Rattlesnake_Plantain
Downy Rattlesnake Plantain in full bloom


Downy_Rattlesnake_Plantain
This orchid, in soft evening light, exhibits more color than the usual white flowers.




Thimbleweed
Thimbleweed, aka Tall Anemone   (Anemone virginiana)


Thimbleweed_seed
You can tell from the seed pod how Thimbleweed got its common name.




Cranefly_Orchid
Cranefly Orchid   (Tipularia discolor)


Cranefly_Orchid
Orchid flower detail


Cranefly_Orchid
Cranefly Orchid




PineSap
Pinesap, aka False Beechdrops, in habitat
(Hypopitys monotropa, formerly Monotropa hypopitys or Monotropa hypopithys)



PineSap
Pinesap
This plant, which contains no chlorophyll, is a saprophyte that obtains its nutrients from
tree roots via a fungal intermediary.   It is related to Indian Pipe (see above, this page).



PineSap
Pinesap, showing fruit capsules emerging from flowers.


PineSap
A new Pinesap emerging




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