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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Venus's Looking Glass (Triodanis perfoliata)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Crow Poison, Crowpoison, False Garlic (Nothoscordum bivalve)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Sunday, October 29, 2017

Cankerweed, Lion's Foot (Prenanthes serpentaria)

Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Late Purple Aster (Symphyotrichum patens)

Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sensitive Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista nictitans)

Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum L)

Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Harvestbells, Soapwort Gentian (Gentiana saponaria L)

Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

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Photographic Location: Cumberland Mountain State Park in Middle Tennessee.


Sunday, October 22, 2017

Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Solanaceae (Potato family)

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Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.


Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.



Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oriental Lady's Thumb (Polygonum cespitosum)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed (Verbesina alternifolia)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Saturday, September 16, 2017

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Friday, September 15, 2017

Beefsteak Plant (Perilla frutescens)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Mint family (Lamiaceae)

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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Oval Ladies' Tresses, October Ladies' Tresses (Spiranthes ovalis)

Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

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Photographic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Sun!

Phtotgraphic Location: Sycamore Ridge Ranch in Middle Tennessee.

The view from my front yard. Canon 7D, EF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 L IS USM, ISO 100, f11, 1sec. Manual Focus.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Square-Stemmed Monkeyflower (Mimulus ringens)

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

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Creeping Water Primrose (Ludwigia peploides)

Photographic Location: Wilson County in Middle Tennessee.

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Drumheads (Polygala cruciata)

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

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)

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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)

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Winged Loosestrife (Lythrum alatum)

Photographic Location: May Prairie in Coffee County Tennessee.

Loosestrife family (Lythraceae)

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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)

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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)

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Photographic Location: Coffee County in Middle Tennessee.