Category Archives: Plant Alert

Neat Plant Alert: Blue Waterleaf, Hydrolea ovata

What a beauty blue waterleaf is! It’s a thorny wetlander in full bloom now–or even a little past–in the shallow water of swamps, ponds, and ditches. A mass of plants in a road ditch can be bright blue enough to … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert: Old Red Buckeye Across From Clinton School

What a welcome sight the red buckeye (Aesculus pavia) is in a spring season of so many colorless, wind-pollinated trees and shrubs. The common, cheerful plants grow nearly statewide, leafing out well before the spring starting gun is fired and … Continue reading

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Neat Plant Alert: Yellow Trout-Lilies at Bell Slough

Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) loves to get pictures from our members to post.  Please keep sending them in! This beautiful stand of yellow trout-lilies (Erythronium rostratum) is blooming right now at Bell Slough near Mayflower. Yellow trout-lilies grow in … Continue reading

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