Fall Flowers - Woodlands -Yellow and Orange

These flowers bloom between September and late November.
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1 <strong>Maryland Golden-Aster</strong>
<em>Chrysopsis mariana</em> /Aster Family<br>
There are many different yellow asters and they can be difficult to identify. I photographed this plant at Big Ridge State Park.
Perennial
<u>Where seen</u>: Big R...

Maryland Golden-Aster Chrysopsis mariana /Aster Family
There are many different yellow asters and they can be difficult to identify. I photographed this plant at Big Ridge State Park. Perennial Where seen: Big R...

Maryland Golden-Aster Chrysopsis mariana /Aster Family
There are many different yellow asters and they can be difficult to identify. I photographed this plant at Big Ridge State Park. Perennial Where seen: Big Ridge SP, Great Smoky Mountains NP
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2 <strong>Sharp-leaved Goldenrod</strong>
<em>Solidago arguta</em> /Aster Family<br>
This is a woodland goldenrod. There are also many different goldenrods which are difficult to identify!
Perennial
<u>Where seen</u>: Great Smoky Mountains NP

Sharp-leaved Goldenrod Solidago arguta /Aster Family
This is a woodland goldenrod. There are also many different goldenrods which are difficult to identify! Perennial Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP

Sharp-leaved Goldenrod Solidago arguta /Aster Family
This is a woodland goldenrod. There are also many different goldenrods which are difficult to identify! Perennial Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP
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3 <strong>Blue-stem Goldenrod</strong>
<em>Solidago caesia</em> /Aster Family<br>
Goldenrods are notoriously difficult to identify, because there are so many of them and many of them are very similar. I'm going with the Blue-stem Goldenrod on this one ...

Blue-stem Goldenrod Solidago caesia /Aster Family
Goldenrods are notoriously difficult to identify, because there are so many of them and many of them are very similar. I'm going with the Blue-stem Goldenrod on this one ...

Blue-stem Goldenrod Solidago caesia /Aster Family
Goldenrods are notoriously difficult to identify, because there are so many of them and many of them are very similar. I'm going with the Blue-stem Goldenrod on this one because the flowers bloom in the leaf axils. I found this one blooming in the woods in Pickett State Park in early September. Perennial Where seen: Pickett SP, Great Smoky Mountains NP
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4 <strong>Curtis' Goldenrod</strong>
<em>Solidago curtisii</em>
Grandfather Mountain, NC
October 10, 2006<br>
This goldenrod blooms in the woods. It has large leaves and the flowers bloom in the leaf axils, similar to the Blue-stem Goldenrod.

Curtis' Goldenrod Solidago curtisii Grandfather Mountain, NC October 10, 2006
This goldenrod blooms in the woods. It has large leaves and the flowers bloom in the leaf axils, similar to the Blue-stem Goldenrod.

Curtis' Goldenrod Solidago curtisii Grandfather Mountain, NC October 10, 2006
This goldenrod blooms in the woods. It has large leaves and the flowers bloom in the leaf axils, similar to the Blue-stem Goldenrod.
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5 Goldenrod - unknown species

Goldenrod - unknown species

Goldenrod - unknown species 2484
6 <strong>Pencil Flower</strong>
<em>Stylosanthes biflora</em> /Pea Family<br>
This flower blooms throughout much of the season. I found this one at Big Ridge State Park in early September.
Perennial
<u>Where seen</u>: Oak Ridge, Big Ridge SP

Pencil Flower Stylosanthes biflora /Pea Family
This flower blooms throughout much of the season. I found this one at Big Ridge State Park in early September. Perennial Where seen: Oak Ridge, Big Ridge SP

Pencil Flower Stylosanthes biflora /Pea Family
This flower blooms throughout much of the season. I found this one at Big Ridge State Park in early September. Perennial Where seen: Oak Ridge, Big Ridge SP
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7 <strong>Witch Hazel</strong>
<em>Hamamelis virginiana</em> /Hamamelidaceae<br>
Witch Hazel blooms in late October and early November when the leaves fall from the shrub . I found this plant blooming at the base of Ozone Falls on Nov. 5, 2004. Compoun...

Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana /Hamamelidaceae
Witch Hazel blooms in late October and early November when the leaves fall from the shrub . I found this plant blooming at the base of Ozone Falls on Nov. 5, 2004. Compoun...

Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana /Hamamelidaceae
Witch Hazel blooms in late October and early November when the leaves fall from the shrub . I found this plant blooming at the base of Ozone Falls on Nov. 5, 2004. Compounds in Witch Hazel bark have long been used in folk medicine as an astringent. Perennial - Shrub Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP, University of Tennessee Arboretum, Ozone Falls SNA, Laurel-Snow Pocket Wilderness, Warriors' Path SP
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