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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    03 / 25 / 2015

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    East Marietta

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    hazelqj

Notes:

These three plants were seen on my last hike on the Gold Branch Trail in Marietta, Ga. All are small plants growing very close to the forest floor.

Comments

  • Joe Apprentice says:

    Thanks for the help.

    March 31st, 2015 at 2:29pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    stone: I had no doubt you knew both species. You have offered helpful corrections to a number of my posts (me being neither botanist or horticulturist, just a rank amateur limited mostly to stuff growing in the wild in North Georgia).

    March 31st, 2015 at 2:48pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    well… Many websites use the pipsissewa nomenclature for both… a case in point: http://forestry.tennessee.edu/plantspq.htm But I take your point… I got lazy, falling back on the common name of the plant rather than posting the botanical name.

    March 30th, 2015 at 1:38pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    No. 2 looks a little more like chimaphila maculata (spotted wintergreen or striped wintergreen) than chimaphila umbellata (Pipsissewa).

    March 28th, 2015 at 10:13am

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    rattlesnake plantain, Pipsissewa, & bloodroot.

    March 27th, 2015 at 7:58pm

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