All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Featherbells</strong>
<em>Stenanthium gramineum</em> /Lily Family
August 2005<br>
The leaves of this plant look like grass, as the species name alludes to. It has an unusual blooming habit of a spike above and drooping branches below. This o...
Featherbells
Stenanthium gramineum /Lily Family
August 2005

The leaves of this plant look like grass, as the species name alludes to. It has an unusual blooming habit of a spike above and drooping branches below. This one was blooming on Max Patch in North Carolina, not far from the Smokies. A close-up photo follows.
Perennial
Where seen:Piney River State Natural Area, Great Smoky Mountains NP

Adsense