Can anyone help me identify...

Cenepk10(7B)June 18, 2013

This is growing on the side of the road - It think it's beautiful - Anyone know what it is ?

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

A few clues would be nice.
For example, where is the side of the road? (The US is a biiiiig place.)

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 12:49AM
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Cenepk10(7B)

North Ga - in the shade - the flowers are round pinky- purple with chartreuse tiny " dots " on the end. So pretty- there are many beautiful native - I guess weeds growing close by - lyre leaf sage, cosmos, morning glories - & these ... Will post pics. Thank you for the kind reply.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 1:09AM
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Cenepk10(7B)

I truly love this delicate, sweet flower....

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 1:12AM
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nature_freak

The first one is a Mimosa I think 'Touch me not"

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 7:09AM
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Cenepk10(7B)

That's so weird, nature freak- When I was walking this am - I thought it looks like a mimosa ... Thank you !

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 8:35AM
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TuckerOne(7b)

I believe your second picture is a Butterfly Pea.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2013 at 12:49PM
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Cenepk10(7B)

Googled that ! Ding ! Ding! Ding ! Bravo, TuckerOne ! Clitoria Mariana !!! Thank you so much !

    Bookmark   July 8, 2013 at 1:19PM
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garden2garden(z8 FL)

Your first one might be Sensitive Briar, a member of the Mimosa family.

The last one perhaps look into the Meadow Beauties, Rhexia family.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 12:34AM
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Cenepk10(7B)

Thanks Garden2Garden ! All 3 have now been id'ed !!!! Can't thank you all enough !

    Bookmark   July 9, 2013 at 8:01PM
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