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Slender Dayflower, Commelina erecta - Close View Of Flower Parts With Dew
Slender Dayflower
Commelina erecta
(Species)
Slender Dayflower has three petals. Two are blue and the third lower petal is small, translucent and here encased in a dew drop.
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Miterwort, Mitella diphylla - Flower
These flowers are very small. The entire flower could be hidden by the tip of one's little finger.
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Bent Trillium, Trillium flexipes
Bent Trillium
Trillium flexipes
(Species)
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Twisted Trillium, Trillium stamineum
Twisted Trillium
Trillium stamineum
(Species)
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False Dandelion Flower With Wilted Fruit
False Dandelion
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus
(Species)
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Queen Anne's Lace Flower Partly Open With Dew
Queen Anne's Lace
Daucus carota
(Species)
When the flower fully opens it is all white except for the maroon flower in the center.
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Solomon's Seal Flowers With Dew
Solomon's seal
Polygonatum biflorum
(Species)
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Gattinger's Prairie Clover And Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear Cactus
Opuntia humifusa
(Species)
Gattinger's Prairie Clover
Dalea gattingeri
(Species)
The yellow and red flowers of the Prickly Pear are found in many areas but Gattinger's Prairie Clover is common only in rocky glades.
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Sunflower
Common Sunflower
Helianthus annuus
(Species)
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Passionflower
Purple Passionflower
Passiflora incarnata
(Species)
This is the state wildflower of Tennessee chosen by school children.
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Little Bluestem Flowers
Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium
(Species)
Displayed at life size this image would be about 2cm tall.
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Cardinal Flower With Raindrops, Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis
(Species)
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Indian Pink, Spigelia marilandica
Indian Pink
Spigelia marilandica
(Species)
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Mullein Foxglove Flowers, Dasistoma macrophylla
Mullein Foxglove
Dasistoma macrophylla
(Species)
These flowers quickly start to turn black around the edges. In order to photograph them in a fresh state you must catch them just after they open.
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Lemon Mint, Monarda citriodora
Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm
Monarda citriodora
(Species)
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Rose Pink, Sabatia angularis
Rose Pink
Sabatia angularis
(Species)
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Yellow Passionflower, Passiflora lutea - Flower
Yellow Passionflower
Passiflora lutea
(Species)
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Celandine Poppy, Side View
Celandine Poppy
Stylophorum diphyllum
(Species)
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Spring Beauty, Claytonia virginica
Spring Beauty
Claytonia virginica
(Species)
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Dogwood Flowers
Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida
(Species)
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Field Pansy, Viola bicolor
Field Pansy
Viola bicolor
(Species)
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Wood Spurge, Euphorbia commutata
Wood Spurge
Euphorbia commutata
(Species)
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Golden Seal, Hydrastis canadensis
Goldenseal
Hydrastis canadensis
(Species)
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Yellow Wakerobin, Trillium luteum
Yellow Wakerobin
Trillium luteum
(Species)
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Bellwort, Uvularia grandiflora
Large-Flowered Bellwort
Uvularia grandiflora
(Species)
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Spotted Mandrin, Disporum maculatum
Spotted Mandarin
Disporum maculatum
(Species)
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Spring Wildflowers Along Panther Branch Trail
Vasey's Trillium
Trillium vaseyi
(Species)
Large Flowered Trillium
Trillium grandiflorum
(Species)
Rue-anemone
Thalictrum thalictroides
(Species)
Blue Phlox
Phlox divaricata
(Species)
Yellow Mandarin, Fairybells
Disporum lanuginosum
(Species)
This trail at Frozen Head State Park has an amazing display of wildflowers in the spring.
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Trillium And Phlox (Trillium vaseyi & Phlox divaricata)
Vasey's Trillium
Trillium vaseyi
(Species)
Blue Phlox
Phlox divaricata
(Species)
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Large Flowered Trilliums And Fern (Trillium grandiflorum)
Large Flowered Trillium
Trillium grandiflorum
(Species)
Christmas Fern
Polystichum acrostichoides
(Species)
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Canada Violet, Viola canadensis
Canada Violet
Viola canadensis
(Species)
One of the characteristics of this violet is that the wilted flowers turn pink.
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Iris cristata
Dwarf Crested Iris
Iris cristata
(Species)
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Dog Hobble, Leucothoe fontanesiana
Dog Hobble
Leucothoe fontanesiana
(Species)
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Cleavers, Galium aparine
Cleavers, Bedstraw
Galium aparine
(Species)
This plant is usually considered a weed. The little hooks all over it will grab your skin or clothing.
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Columbine Flower And Bud, Aquilegia canadensis
Wild Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis
(Species)
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Honey Vine, Cynanchum laeve
Honey Vine
Cynanchum laeve
(Species)
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Browneyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba
Browneyed Susan
Rudbeckia triloba
(Species)
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Nodding Wild Onion, Allium cernuum
Nodding Wild Onion
Allium cernuum
(Species)
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Butterfly Pea, Clitorina mariana
Butterfly Pea
Clitoria mariana
(Species)
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Fiddlehead Of Polystichum acrostichoides
Christmas Fern
Polystichum acrostichoides
(Species)
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Pyne's Ground Plum
Pyne's Ground Plum
Astragalus bibullatus
(Species)
Astragalus bibullatus is perhaps one of the rarest plants on the planet. Now known only from a few very small locations in central Tennessee. It was noticed and collected by the Tennessee doctor and botanist Augustin Gattinger, who, along with George Dury fled Germany in the 1800s, but the locations he may have found it in have been distroyed. It was rediscovered and identified as a new species by Milo Pyne in 1988.
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Fern Fronds And Violet Leaves
Common Blue Violet
Viola papilionacea
(Species)
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Yellow False Foxglove, Aureolaria flava
Yellow False Foxglove
Aureolaria flava
(Species)
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Black- Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta
Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
(Species)
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Biennial Gaura, Gaura biennis
Biennial Gaura
Gaura biennis
(Species)
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American Columbo, Frasera caroliniensis, Flowers
American Columbo
Frasera caroliniensis
(Species)
This very odd flower is on a plant that can be as tall as a man but flowers only about every three years.
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Leafy Prairie Clover, Dalea foliosa, Flower
Leafy Prairie Clover
Dalea foliosa (Gray) Barneby
(Species)
Dalea foliosa is on the federal endangered species list.
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