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Clasping Venus's Looking Glass (Triodanis perfoliata) Growing at the leaf-littered edge of a dense hickory-oak forest.  Geotagged,Spring,Triodanis perfoliata,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Clasping Venus's Looking Glass (Triodanis perfoliata)

Growing at the leaf-littered edge of a dense hickory-oak forest.

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  1. Beautiful shot! Was it tiny? I'm not familiar with this species. Posted 6 months ago, modified 6 months ago
    1. Yes, they are pretty small. I think around 1/2" wide?
      I'm hoping to find more blooms on the group of plants in this location (next time I'm walking that way):
      https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/24877071
      Posted 6 months ago
  2. Well done, Lisa, you just passed 900 species photographed, congrats! Posted 6 months ago

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''Triodanis perfoliata'', the clasping Venus' looking-glass or clasping bellflower, is a flowering plant belonging to the family Campanulaceae. It is an annual herb native to North and South America, the natural range extending from Canada to Argentina. It is also naturalized in China, Korea and Australia.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded May 10, 2019. Captured May 6, 2019 04:25 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/395s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm