Wrinkle Leaf Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa var. ?)

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod, Wrinkle-leaf Goldenrod, Rough-leaved Goldenrod, Roughleaf Goldenrod, Rough-stemmed Goldenrod, Roughstem Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: There are three variations of this plant in TN. I do not have the expertise to identify each variation.

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Canby’s lobelia (Lobelia canbyi A. Gray)

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: The difference between canbyi and nuttallii is the throat. Canbyi is pubescent (hairy) and nuttallii is glabrous (smooth, not hairy). Otherwise, they look exactly the same.

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Bearded Beggarticks (Bidens aristosa (Michx.) Britton)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Bearded Beggarticks, Tickseed Sunflower

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The prickly fruit of Bidens species are known as beggars’-ticks, the very common, 2-pronged “stickers” that cling to one’s clothing during autumn walks.

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Camphor Weed (Pluchea camphorata (L.) DC.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Camphor Pluchea, Marsh Fleabane, Plowmans Wort

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Blooms year-round in the South.

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Marsh Dayflower (Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz.)

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

Synonym(s): Wartremoving Herb, Mud Annie, Marsh Dewflower, Aneilima, Asian Spiderwort, Marsh Dayflower.

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: M. keisak invades water edges and marshes and often grows immersed. It forms dense mats that out-compete native vegetation. M. keisak is native to temperate and tropical Asia and was accidentally introduced into the United States, in South Carolina, around 1935.

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Hoary Ticktrefoil (Desmodium canescens (L.) DC.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Bloom Color: Pink, Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep

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Goldentop (Euthamia graminifolia (L.) Nutt.)

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Flat-top Golden top, Grass-leaved Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

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Gray Stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis Aiton)

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Gray Goldenrod, Prairie Goldenrod, Oldfield Goldenrod, Grayleaf Goldenrod, Gray-leaved Goldenrod, Dyersweed Goldenrod, Dwarf Goldenrod, Field Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

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Tall Coreopsis (Coreopsis tripteris L.)

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Tall Tickseed, Tall Coreopsis

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Often 8-9 ft. tall (out tallest)

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