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Flowers … are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

  1. Slenderstalk Beeblossom

    Oenothera filipes

  2. Sampson's Snakeroot

    Orbexilum pedunculatum

  3. Sampson's Snakeroot

    Orbexilum pedunculatum

  4. Oneflowered Broomrape

    Orobanche uniflora

  5. Oneflowered Broomrape

    Orobanche uniflora

  6. Oneflowered Broomrape

    Orobanche uniflora

  7. Goldenclub

    Orontium aquaticum

  8. Goldenclub

    Orontium aquaticum

  9. Goldenclub

    Orontium aquaticum

  10. Tufted Yellow Woodsorrel

    Oxalis macrantha

  11. Tufted Yellow Woodsorrel

    Oxalis macrantha

  12. Tufted Yellow Woodsorrel

    Oxalis macrantha

  13. Violet Woodsorrel

    Oxalis violacea

  14. Violet Woodsorrel

    Oxalis violacea

  15. Allegheny Spurge

    Pachysandra procumbens

  16. Golden Ragwort

    Packera aurea

  17. Golden Ragwort

    Packera aurea

  18. Butterweed

    Packera glabella

  19. Coastalplain Palafox

    Palafoxia integrifolia

  20. Carolina Grass-of-Parnassus

    Parnassia caroliniana

  21. Largeleaf Grass-of-Parnassas

    Parnassia grandifolia

  22. Largeleaf Grass-of-Parnassus

    Parnassia grandifolia

  23. Spreading Cinchweed

    Pectis prostrata

  24. Canadian Lousewort

    Pedicularis canadensis

  25. Eustis Lake Beardtongue

    Penstemon australis

  26. Eastern Smooth Beardtongue

    Penstemon laevigatus

  27. Eastern Smooth Beardtongue

    Penstemon laevigatus

  28. Manyflower Beardtongue

    Penstemon multiflorus

  29. Manyflower Beartongue

    Penstemon multiflorus

  30. Ditch Stonecrop

    Penthorum sedoides

  31. Ditch Stonecrop

    Penthorum sedoides

  32. Downy Phlox

    Phlox pilosa

  33. Pineland False Sunflower

    Phoebanthus tenuifolius

  34. Oak Mistletoe Fruits

    Phoradendron leucarpum

  35. Oak Mistletoe

    Phoradendron leucarpum
    These are the flowers of the mistletoe that is parasitic upon oaks, hickories, and several other tree species.

  36. Fogfruit

    Phyla nodiflora

  37. Fogfruit

    Phyla nodiflora

  38. Apalachicola Dragonhead

    Physostegia godfreyi

  39. Apalachicola Dragonhead

    Physostegia godfreyi

  40. Slenderleaf False Dragonhead

    Physostegia leptophylla

  41. Pineland Silkgrass

    Pityopsis aspera

  42. Zigzag Silkgrass

    Pityopsis flexuosa
    In this photo, you can see the flexuous or zigzag stem of the Zigzag Aster. Flexuous means bending or winding alternately from side to side.

  43. Rush Featherling

    Pleea tenuifolia

  44. Mayapple flower

    Podophyllum peltatum

  45. Mayapple

    Podophyllum peltatum

  46. Mayapple

    Podophyllum peltatum

  47. Swamp Milkwort

    Polygala appendiculata

  48. Baldwin's Milkwort

    Polygala balduinii

  49. Boykin's Milkwort

    Polygala boykinii

  50. Polygala and Bee

    Polygala chapmanii
    I did not even realize I had caught a bee in flight until I reviewed the photos from that day.

  51. Chapman's Milkwort

    Polygala chapmanii

  52. Scalloped Milkwort

    Polygala crenata

  53. Drumheads

    Polygala cruciata
    This species of Drumheads is usually pink, but this flower is white with just a tinge of pink.

  54. Drumheads

    Polygala cruciata
    This species of Drumheads is usually pink, but this flower is white with just a tinge of pink.

  55. Tall Pinebarrens Milkwort

    Polygala cymosa

  56. Hooker's Milkwort

    Polygala hookeri

  57. Procession Flower

    Polygala incarnata

  58. Georgia Milkwort

    Polygala leptostachys
    This Milkwort has whorls of leaves like Boykin's Milkwort (Polygala boykinii), but can be distinguished from the latter by narrower leaves.

  59. Lewton's Milkwort

    Polygala lewtonii

  60. Lewton's Milkwort

    Polygala lewtonii

  61. Orange Milkwort

    Polygala lutea

  62. Orange Milkwort

    Polygala lutea

  63. Candyroot

    Polygala nana

  64. Candyroot

    Polygala nana

  65. Candyroot

    Polygala nana

  66. Racemed Milkwort

    Polygala polygama

  67. Racemed Milkwort

    Polygala polygama

  68. Low Pinebarens Milkwort

    Polygala ramosa

  69. Low Pinebarren Milkwort

    Polygala ramosa

  70. Coastalplain Milkwort

    Polygala setacea

  71. Small's Milkwort

    Polygala smallii
    How appropriate that this tiny milkwort is named after botanist J. Kunkel Small

  72. Small's Milkwort

    Polygala smallii

  73. Smooth Solomon's Seal

    Polygonatum biflorum
    The cross-section of the plant's root is said to resemble the seal used by the biblical King Solomon.

  74. Female Tufted Wireweed

    Polygonella basiramia
    This plant has female flowers.

  75. Male Tufted Wireweed

    Polygonella basiramia
    This can be identified as a male by its black anthers.

  76. Tall Jointweed

    Polygonella gracilis

  77. Largeleaf Jointweed

    Polygonella macrophylla

  78. Largeleaf Jointweed

    Polygonella macrophylla

  79. Small's Jointweed

    Polygonella myriophylla

  80. Tennessee Leafcup

    Polymnia leavigata

  81. Rustweed

    Polypremum procumbens

  82. Rustweed

    Polypremum procumbens

  83. Pickerelweed

    Pontederia cordata

  84. Shootingstar

    Primula meadia

  85. Shootingstar

    Primula meadia

  86. Combleaf Mermaidweed

    Proserpinaca pectinata

  87. Rabbit Tobacco

    Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

  88. Rabbit Tobacco

    Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

  89. Cursed Crowfoot

    Ranunculus sceleratus

  90. Prairie Coneflower

    Ratibida pinnata

  91. Prairie Coneflower

    Ratibida pinnata

  92. Tall Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia alifanus

  93. Yellow Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia lutea

  94. Yellow Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia lutea

  95. Nuttall's Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia nutallii

  96. Apalachicola Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia parviflora

  97. Apalachicola Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia parviflora

  98. Fringed Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia petiolata

  99. Panhandle Meadowbeauty

    Rhexia salicifolia