True Georgia Aster
Hidden in plain sight in one area of Oakey Woods.
Houston County aster. Up to 8 ft tall. Cannot find a name for it, likely a rare new aster.
Medium purple aster. Not the previous aster. Have seen in Laurens and Houston Counties.
New England aster.
Common on Oaky Woods prairies. Have seen a lot in Crawford County near Musella.
Have seen a few plants at edge of Praire #1.
Found a new colony of 37 clumps of this rare plant. This gives hope for survival of this plant at Oaky Woods.
This tiny flower is not scutellaria or lobelia which can be eliminated by their seed pods. Likely a salvia. Leaves have the salvia family "look".
White Shooting Star.
Found along bottomland of one very small creek. Never dreamed I would see these.
Found in a couple of spots at Oaky Woods. Did not see any this spring. Saw a large group of plants near Juliette.
Occurs frequently at Oaky Woods but not on the prairies.
Prevalent in at least 2 spots at Oaky Woods.
Occurs in several spots mainly along creek bottoms.
Yellow Trout Lily.
Occur in several areas south of Big Indian Creek on limestone bluffs overlooking creeks.
This is probably S. Integrifolia. Have seen S. Ocmulgee in one area.
Can be found in same areas as trout lilies.
Scattered over most of Oaky Woods.
Hard to distinguish from Liatris Scariosa.
Quite common on limestone bluffs in wooded areas.
Usually in more sandy soil. There is a white type in sand dunes near Hawkinsville. Truly elegant.
Very common on the prairies.
Green Antelopehorn milkweed.
A very showy milkweed.
Red Ring Milkweed.
Found in woods and wood margins. Very large leaves on large plants.
Blooms in July. Plants are short and well branched.
This is small pod form. The large pod type is more prevalent.
Not sure of type. Fairly common in central Georgia.
Blue Wild Clematis.
Several in one wooded area next to a deep creek ravine.
Wild Blue Phlox.
The largest and most common at Oaky Woods. Have seen several other colors including white.
Found a few of these in deep woods.
Usually occurs on dry areas along wood edges. Regular PawPaws are found along wet creek bottoms.
Common in creek bottoms.
Azure Sage white form.
Occurs frequently. There is also a white form with a blue picotee.
Azure Sage blue form.
Common all over Oaky Woods.
Most common liatris at Oaky Woods, it occurs in large groups.