I saw so many flowers that were completely new to me in Alabama I still haven't gotten them all recorded. Here's one that I guess isn't really rare, but it's more southern than northern, and I hadn't seen it before. However, I have now read that it might be seen in Ohio or Indiana.
But, take a look at how difficult it is to spot. You'd have to be looking carefully to keep from missing this.
This is known as Virginia Pennywort. It's actually a member of the Gentain family, Obolaria virginica. Here's where it gets interesting to me. There are a number of plants whose common name is pennywort. This doesn't look like any of the ones I know by that common name.
Take a look at the stunning flowers.
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