Plant ID forum: Clasping Venus' Looking-Glass (Triodanis perfoliata); wildflower

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Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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kylaluaz
May 15, 2015 7:33 PM CST
The photo I took with foliage didn't come out; I'll try for one tomorrow. This plant is a fairly common yard weed here, and I don't think I've seen it bloom before, but now I have I want to encourage it!


Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
May 15, 2015 7:38 PM CST
I think it is Venus Looking Glass. I'm not sure what species.
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Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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kylaluaz
May 15, 2015 7:39 PM CST
Right in one. That foliage shot told the tale; it's quite distinctive. Thanks!

Er, sorry, this one! Clasping Venus' Looking-glass (Triodanis perfoliata subsp. biflora) Clasping Venus' Looking-glass (Triodanis perfoliata subsp. biflora)
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Tip Photographer Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus
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Horntoad
May 15, 2015 7:40 PM CST
Triodanis perfoliata is the only one documented in Virginia.
Clasping Venus' Looking-Glass (Triodanis perfoliata)
wildflowersoftexas.com
texasnatureonline.com


Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
Composter Plant Identifier Organic Gardener Herbs Daylilies Sempervivums
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kylaluaz
May 15, 2015 7:41 PM CST
nodding Thumbs up Thank You!

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