Plant ID forum: Need a plant ID

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cairnkicker
Oct 29, 2016 5:00 PM CST
Found atop a bald in the Appalachian Mountains, NC
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Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
Oct 29, 2016 5:22 PM CST
Clintonia borealis?
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Oct 29, 2016 7:16 PM CST
Oh, I LIKE that! But what is a 'bald'?

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Name: Beth
NW PA (Zone 5a)
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GardenShine
Oct 30, 2016 9:19 AM CST
Its a wildflower.... Yellow trout lilly
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Oct 30, 2016 10:02 AM CST
I'd love to see photo of the leaves but from what I see of the leaf tip and width, I'd say it's Bluebead Lily (Clintonia) too.

Bluebead Lily:
Bluebead Lily (Clintonia borealis)
http://www.ncwildflower.org/pl...
http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowe...
https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/pl...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
http://kporterutley.com/plants...
http://synodresourcecenter.org...



Trout Lily is also a N.C. native but the blooms appear to have recurved petals.
http://www.ncwildflower.org/pl...
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