I want to encourage you to leave comments. We are amateurs and I'm sure we make mistakes in the identity of some of the flowers. We are photographers first and botanist second. I do hope you enjoy the photography. Click on any picture to make it larger.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Square-Stemmed Monkeyflower (Mimulus ringens)

Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Sharpwing Monkeyflower (Mimulus alatus)

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.


Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.



Friday, August 4, 2017

Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove (Aureolaria pectinata)

Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.

Orobanchaceae (Broomrape Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Crimson-Eyed Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)


Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.


Friday, July 28, 2017

Seedbox (Ludwigia alternifolia)

Photographic Location: Cummings Falls State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Creeping Water Primrose (Ludwigia peploides)

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Slender Yelloweyed Grass (Xyris torta)

Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.


Xyridaceae (Yellow-Eyed-Grass Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Spencer Tennessee.


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Mohr's Rosinweed (Silphium mohrii)

Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: May Prairie State Natural Area in Middle Tennessee.


Monday, July 17, 2017

Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Drumheads (Polygala cruciata)

Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.


Saturday, July 15, 2017

Bluehearts (Buchnera americana)

Photographic Location: May Prairie in Coffee County Tennessee.

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Winged Loosestrife (Lythrum alatum)

Photographic Location: May Prairie in Coffee County Tennessee.

Loosestrife family (Lythraceae)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: May Prairie in Coffee County Tennessee.


Thursday, July 13, 2017

Virginia Meadow Beauty, Handsome Harry (Rhexia virginica)

Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.

Melastomataceae (Melastome Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Snowy Orchid, Frog Spear, Bog Torch, White Frog Arrow, White Rein Orchid (Platanthera nivea)

Photographic Location: Coffee County in Middle Tennessee.

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Coffee County in Middle Tennessee.


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia (Agalinis tenuifolia)

Photographic Location: Tims Ford State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Couchville Cedar Glades in Middle Tennessee.


Photographic Location: Tims Ford State Park in Middle Tennessee.


Monday, July 10, 2017

Slender Gaura, Slenderstalk Beeblossom (Oenothera filipes)

Photographic Location: Couchville Cedar Glades in Middle Tennessee.

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Photographic Location: Couchville Cedar Glades in Middle Tennessee.


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Reclining St. Andrew's Cross (Hypericum stragulum)

Photographic Location: Couchville Cedar Glades in Middle Tennessee.

Clusiaceae (St. Johnswort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Couchville Cedar Glades in Middle Tennessee.


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Roundleaf Catchfly (Silene rotundifolia)

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.
Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.



Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Aster family (Asteraceae)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Mountain St. John's-wort (Hypericum graveolens)

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.



Saturday, July 1, 2017

Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid, Small Purple Fringed Orchid (Platanthera psycodes)

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Photographic Location: Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Narrowleaf Vervain (Verbena simplex)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

Photographic Location: Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Middle TN.

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Monday, June 5, 2017

American Ipecac, Indian Physic (Gillenia stipulata)

Photographic Location: Short Springs State Natural Area.

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

For more information about this wildflower, Click Here.



Photographic Location: Buggy Top Trail in Sewanee, TN.


Saturday, June 3, 2017

Largeflower Skullcap (Scutellaria montana)

Photographic Location: Bridal Veil Trail in Sewanee, TN

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

For more information about this plant, Click Here.


Photographic Location: Bridal Veil Trail in Sewanee, TN