Berchemia scandens from DianeP, SC

Hi, Dr. Hill, This fairly smooth, pale green vine is growing in shady white oak and pine woods in the fall line. Even on January […]

Acalypha rhomboidea from DianeP, SC

Hi, Dr. Hill, I don’t want your skills to get rusty during winter, so I’m seeking identification of a pond-side plant that I photographed Sept. […]

A wild plum from Diane P., SC

Hi, Dr. Hill, This is a shrub or small tree (deer keep eating it back, so it’s hard to be sure), growing in full sun […]

Symphyotrichum patens from Mary, SC

Is this flower in the wild aster family, grown in dry, sandy soil (taken today…10/31)? Hi Mary, yes this is one of the native blue […]

Ficus pumila from Connie Roth

This is vine growing on our brick around garage. I have not seen it flower. I’d like to know it’s name. It is located in […]