Sunday, September 11, 2011

Scrub Ridge Trail, August 28, 2011

We hiked a short distance down the nature trail, then returned to the area near the entrance, where there were a number of unusual wildflowers.
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Golden silk orbweaver; banana spider (Nephila clavipes, Tetragnathidae)

There were many webs of this species of spider near the nature trail entrance.
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Piedmont blacksenna (Seymeria pectinata, Orobanchaceae)
Native
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Coastalplain goldenaster (Chryopsis scabrella, Asteraceae)
Native
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Vanillaleaf (Carphephorus odoratissima, Asteraceae)
Native
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Spotted beebalm; dotted horsemint (Monarda punctata, Lamiaceae)
Native
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Butterflyweed; butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa, Apocynaceae)
Native
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Beach false foxglove (Agalinus fasciculata, Orobanchaceae)
Native
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Whitetassels (Dalea carnea, Fabaceae)
Native
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Purple passionflower (Passiflora incarnata, Passifloraceae)
Native
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