Tag Archive: Cultivated Flowers

May 28

Shameplant

Shameplant [Mimosa pudica] seen on the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Travelers Rest, South Carolina on 28 May 2016. It’s a member of the Pea family (Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae) and is not native. The website plants.usda.gov shows it as being introduced in the states of Virginia & Florida.  The leaves are sensitive to touch and will fold …

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Mar 16

Daffodil

Daffodil [[Narcissus L.] photos taken at the Electronic Office on 16 March 2015. It’s cultivated flower that’s a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family. The flowers were blooming around an old dwelling site. USDA Plants Listing:  Narcissus L.

Mar 16

Crocus

Crocus [Crocus L.] photos taken at the Electronic Office on 16 March 2015. It’s a cultivated flower that’s a member of the Iris (Iridaceae) family. It can appear to be a wildflower because it will appear in the middle of lawns or abandoned dwelling places. USDA Plants Listing:  Crocus

Jun 02

Goldmoss Sedum

Goldmoss Sedum [Sedum acre] found growing on an embankment on White Pine on 2 June 2014.  It’s a cultivated flower and a member of the Stonecrop (Crassulaceae) family. Wikipedia states that it is a native of Europe, but has been naturalized in North America and New Zealand. USDA Plants Listing: Sedum acre

Jan 30

Bird of Paradise Flower

Bird of Paradise [Strelitzia reginae] found in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, near Terranea Spa on 30 January 2014. It’s a member of the Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitziaceae) family and a native of South Africa. Wikipedia Listing: Strelitzia reginae

Jan 30

Hibiscus

Hibiscus found in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, near Terranea Spa on 30 January 2014.  I can’t readily identify the species, but it has the traits of the Mallow (Malvaceae) family of flowers. Wikipedia Listing: Hibiscus