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Packera glabella


Small yellow cluster of flowers with green vegetation.


Spotted on a trail leading to a swamp. Moist soil and dappled shade between the road and waters' edge. There are mainly hardwood trees that surround this area and Cyprus trees in the swampy waters.


I veered off the dirt road onto what looked like an animal trail and was rewarded with a small patch of these beautiful yellow flowers and then a remarkable Barred Owl, not 25 feet off in a Cyprus tree. Delightful!

1 Species ID Suggestions

James49 a year ago
Packera glabella Packera glabella - Wikipedia

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robert emond
robert emond a year ago

Thank you

James49 a year ago

I am no expert, but it might be a plant commonly named "squaw weed." (Packera Obovata) It might also be "butterweed." (Packera Glabella.) There is some confusion, as there are different similar species named "butterweed." Flowers like this bloom early in the spring and from what I've seen they like wet areas.

maplemoth662 a year ago

A very pretty, flower photo....

robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Georgia, USA

Lat: 30.68, Long: -83.66

Spotted on Mar 31, 2018
Submitted on Apr 1, 2018

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