Tag Archive: Franklin-NC

May 05

Miami Mist or Fringed Phacelia

Miami Mist or Fringed Phacelia [Phacelia purshii] found in, Franklin, North Carolina on 5 May 2015.  It’s a member of the Waterleaf (Hydrophyllaceae) family that blooms in spring.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 234-235, states it grows in rich woods and fields.  These were found near a stream of water at the Macon County Recreation Park. …

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Apr 30

Yellow Thistle

Yellow Thistle [Cirsium horridulum] found in, Franklin, North Carolina on 30 April 2015.  It’s a member of the Aster (Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae) family that blooms in spring.  Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 430-431, states it grows in fields, meadows, and borders of salt marshes. Pam Forey’s American Nature Guides: Wildflowers states on page 185: “The flowers are …

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Feb 26

Twilight Sky in Franklin, NC