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May 27

Bowman’s Root or Indian Physic

Bowman’s Root or Indian Physic [Gillenia trifoliata] photos were taken on the North Carolina Bartram Trail on 27 May 2017.  It’s a member of the Rose (Rosaceae) family.   Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 232-233, states that it grows in woods in Late Spring and Summer.  It is also called “Fawn’s Breath.”

USDA Plants Listing: Gillenia trifoliata

Bowman’s Root – 27 May 2017

Bowman’s Root (pull back) – 27 May 2017

Bowman’s Root (bunch) – 27 May 2017

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