This native plant is found primarily in the southeastern portion of the United States. It does grow a bit into Ohio and Pennsylvania. Found in wooded areas, it blooms in late summer. When you can identify the plant, leave a comment with its common name and scientific name. And share any story you may have about this plant.
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This medium-sized tree is native within the eastern region of the United States. When you can identify it, leave a comment with both the common and scientific names. Also, share any personal story or connection you may have with this tree.
ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)
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This plant loves to grow in shady wooded areas in eastern North America. When you can identify it, leave a comment with its scientific and common names. And share any personal connection you may have with this plant.
ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa)
Also, read the blog post and watch the plant portrait video for Black cohosh (Actaea racemosta).