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

<strong>Goldenseal</strong>
<em>Hydrastis canadensis</em> / Buttercup Family
<span style="color:purple;">Rare - Species to be watched in TN</span>
Height: 8" - 20"
April 14, 2005<br>
It was a real treat to find this Goldenseal flower blooming alon...
Goldenseal
Hydrastis canadensis / Buttercup Family
Rare - Species to be watched in TN
Height: 8" - 20"
April 14, 2005

It was a real treat to find this Goldenseal flower blooming along a trail in Oak Ridge in mid-April. Each plant has just one flower, another "putting all your eggs in one basket" plant. These plants are in the Buttercup Family. The plants grow a few inches larger after blooming.
Perennial
Where seen:Oak Ridge Greenways, Great Smoky Mountains NP

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