Monthly Archives: May 2014

Modiola caroliniana – Carolina Bristlemallow

Modiola caroliniana comes from a large and diverse plant family, the Mallows (Malvaceae).   The family includes 243 genera; trees like the basswood, foods like okra, the globally important crop – cotton, the large flowered Hibiscus genus,  and  lowly lawn weeds like the Carolina … Continue reading

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Southern Chervil (Chaerophyllum tainturieri) at Falls Lake

Southern Chervil – Chaerophyllum tainturieri – is a common wildflower and is widely distributed throughout North Carolina. Thus it seems odd that it is overlooked by many of the popular wildflower field guides including Newcomb’s and  Peterson’s field guides, and Wild Flowers … Continue reading

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