Tag: Appalachian Trail

Showy Orchis

Showy Orchis [Galearis spectabilis] photos were taken on the Appalachian Trail (AT), between US 19E and Doll Flats, near Roan Mountain, Tennessee, on 14 May 2016 and near Gerton on 29 April 2018. It’s the member of the Orchid (Orchidaceae) family. ┬áTimothy P. Spira’s Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains & Piedmont, …

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Dwarf Larkspur

Dwarf Larkspur [Delphinium tricorne] photos were taken on the Appalachian Trail (AT), between US 19E and Doll Flats, near Roan Mountain, Tennessee, on 14 May 2016. It’s the member of the Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family. Wildflowers of North Carolina, page 61, states, “This poisonous native perennial is infrequent, though often occuring in large colonies, in the …

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