Southeast US

Weed/Flower Found in Pavement Crack

I found this prostrate scruffy looking weed in a crack in the pavement. The reddish brown stem was prostrate with numerous long white hairs. After putting it in a bottle of water, the main tap root sprouted many fine roots...

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Wild bush

Growing wild on our wood line….soft blooms that grow in circular pattern…central...

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Jefferson County trail

I came across all three of the foliage in the pictures during a trail hike. The first photo was taken on a hillside that had been cleared 4 years ago with native species growing back. The second and third pic...

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Help me name this shrub

My shrub is about 12 feet high with numerous purple flowers, some are near pink. Flowers are about 3 inches across. Leaves are about 3 1/2 inches...

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Wild bougainvillea?

My neighbor found this in the woods near her home in North Georgia. Its about 6 inches tall and Hard...

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Fragrant Bush by Noontootla Creek

This was a fragrant Bush by the Noontootla Creek. I guess they are flowers but they looked more like upside down...

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Hydrangea yes or no????

I was told by the landscaper that this is a hydrangea. Not the type I...

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Is this a wooly aphid?

I have seen these insects on several of my plants. Is this a wooly...

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Verbena – Genus?

I’ve been enjoying these Verbena for several years, but just now trying to more closely identify them. Verbena Rigida maybe? I don’t know. As per Laura’s...

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What’s happening to my Iris?

The iris leaves have turned brown and look like they are...

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Lillie??

I have never seen a Lillie with this bloom. Is it a...

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Mystery purple tree

Purchased a house with a ~25 foot tall purple tree in the backyard wanted to know what it was and what it would play nice...

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Tomato plant pest

We discovered these lacy leaves on our tomato plant. On closer inspection we found 1/2 inch worms on the underside. We also found a few larger worms more in the one inch range. We were wondering what is the best...

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What type of caterpillar is this?

My granddaughter found this in her yard today. I want to make sure it is harmless. Any input is appreciated! Thank...

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Tiny Insects on African Violets

During our COVID-19 isolation over the past months in Blairsville, GA, my wonderful wife has found some joy in tending to her African violets – she has probably 7 – 8 plants that have been thriving under her daily attention.  However, today she...

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Satsuma Oranges

New Satsuma Orange plants, can someone identify what may be going wrong. Seems to be...

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Weed or plant?

This seems to be hearty and sprouted up from nowhere. It likes full sun. Looks like there are tiny buds but hasn’t...

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Prolific Vine

Spreads every summer. Climbs walls. Grows in shrubbery and English...

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