Tag Archive: Carl Sandburg Home

May 27

Pale Corydalis or Rock Harlequin

Pale Corydalis or Rock Harlequin [Corydalis sempervirens] photos were taken on the North Carolina Bartram Trail, near Whiterock Mountain, on 27 May 2017 and Carl Sandburg Home on 28 May 2017.  It’s a member of the Fumitory (Fumariaceae) family. Allan Armitage’s Herbaceous Perennial Plants, (1989) page 156, states that it’s “flowers are pale pink to purple …

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Mar 16

Red Maple Tree

Red Maple [Acer rubrum] tree photos taken at Carl Sandburg Home and at the Electronic Office on 15-16 March 2015.  The flowers come out before the leaves are formed. USDA Plants Listing:  Acer rubrum

Mar 15

Carl Sandburg Home – 15 March 2015

May 04

Dwarf Crested Iris

Dwarf Crested Iris [Iris cristata] found near the big pond at the entrance to Carl Sandburg Home on 4 May 2014.  This wildflower is a member of the Iris (Iridaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 120-121, states it can be found in Spring in rich woods and slopes. USDA Plants Listing: Iris cristata

May 27

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Trumpet Honeysuckle [Lonicera sempervirens] found on a fence near the goat barn at Carl Sandburg Home on Memorial Day, 27 May 2013. It’s a vine that’s a member of the Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 326-327, states it can be found woods and thickets. USDA Plants Listing: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LOSE

May 27

Yellow Stargrass or Common Goldstar

Yellow Stargrass or Common Goldstar [Hypoxis hirsuta] found on the Big Glassy Mountain trail at Carl Sandburg Home on Memorial Day, 27 May 2013. It’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 336-337, states it can be found meadows and open woods from Spring to Fall. USDA Plants Listing: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HYHI2

May 27

False Solomon’s Seal or Feathery False Lily of the Valley

False Solomon’s Seal [Maianthemum racemosum] found on the Big Glassy Mountain trail at Carl Sandburg Home on Memorial Day, 27 May 2013. It’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 346-347, states it can be found wooded banks and roadsides. USDA Plants Listing: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=MARAR

May 27

Eastern Sweetshrub or Sweet Betsy

Eastern Sweetshrub or Sweet Betsy [Calycanthus floridus] found on the Big Glassy Mountain trail at Carl Sandburg Home on Memorial Day, 27 May 2013.  It’s a member of the Strawberry-shrub (Calycanthaceae) family.  Wild Flowers of North Carolina [1st Ed.], page 72, says “the flowers are an inch or more broad and have a spicy fragrance; …

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May 19

Big Glassy Trail – Carl Sandburg House – 19 May 2012

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May 19

Hairy Cat’s Ear

Wildflowers of the Carolinas, pages 362-363, states that this is “often called False Dandelion” and is not a Carolina native, but came from Europe.  Hairy Cat’s Ear [Hypochaeris radicata] is a member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family.  These photos were taken on Big Glassy at the Carl Sandburg National Historic site. USDA Plants Listing:  http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HYRA3 …

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