Posts Tagged ‘ Virginia wildflowers ’

Skunk Cabbage

April 5, 2018
Skunk Cabbage

I’ve managed to get behind on updating this site, but hope to get caught up in the coming days. One thing to look for… there are a lot of mountain lion reports I’ve received so I will be putting together another post real soon on that. First, here are some skunk cabbage pics I took…

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Orchid Season

May 6, 2016
Yellow Lady's Slipper Closeup

Here are a few pics of yellow lady’s slippers and showy orchis from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Virginia.

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Puttyroot

May 29, 2012
Puttyroot

Puttyroot is an interesting orchid, most easily found by the green leaves in winter. Not every plant produces a flower, but you can check where you saw the leaves to see if you can locate any yellow/green/purple flowers in spring. The May 2012 issue of the Potomac Appalachian has additional information on page 7.

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Mother’s Day Flowers

May 8, 2011
Mother’s Day Flowers

Happy Mother’s Day! Last year, Mother’s Day must have been later because I used blackberry blossoms for a vase. This year, a yellow lady’s slipper flower and wild geraniums from the yard were the choice flowers for my wife.

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Queen Anne’s Lace

September 1, 2009
Queen Anne’s Lace

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Common Mullein Image 2

August 31, 2009
Common Mullein Image 2

This photo of three common mullein wildflower plants was taken along the Winchester Green Circle Trail.

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