Spring Wildflower Identification

Field Trip 1: Turkey Run


Close up of a mayapple flower


White wood aster leaves


Squirrel corn


Pawpaw flowers


Blue cohosh leaves


Blue cohosh flower


Dwarf ginseng


Dwarf ginseng leaf


Dwarf ginseng gone to seed (all ginseng photos here were actually taken in the Smokies -- all other photos were taken on the field trips)

Field Trip 2: Great Falls


Golden Alexanders


Field chickweed


Violet wood sorrel flower


Violet wood sorrel leaf


Look at the tip of the sepals!


Spiderwort


Fringe tree flowers


Fringe tree flowers


Wild Pink


Moss Phlox


Moss Phlox


Caterpilar pattern close-up


Lyre-leaved sage flower


Yellow wood sorrel flower


Yellow wood sorrel leaves


Alumroot flowers


Alumroot leaf


Dragonfly


Rattlesnake weed from the side


Rattlesnake weed from the front


Rattlesnake weed, not open yet


Spring Cress


Narrow-leaved Vetch


Dobson fly. The females can bite, and this is a female.


Dobson fly

 

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