Biennial Gaura (Oenothera gaura W.L. Wagner & Hoch)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Biennial Beeblossom, Biennial Gaura

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

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Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Canada Goldenrod, Canadian Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod, Giant Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
Notes: Although it and other Goldenrods are commonly blamed for hay fever, this discomfort is usually caused by pollen from Ragweed (Ambrosia spp.) that blooms at the same time.

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White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima (L.) King & H. Rob. var. altissima)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: Native Americans reportedly used a decoction of the roots as a remedy for snakebite, hence the common name. Settlers who drank milk from cows that fed on this plant often developed the disease called milk sickness.

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Late-Flowering Thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):  White Boneset, Late Boneset, Late-flowering Boneset

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
Quiz: See if you can find the Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)!

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Roundleaf Thoroughwort (Eupatorium rotundifolium L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: Special value to native bees.

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One-flower False Fiddleleaf (Hydrolea uniflora)

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Synonym(s): Oneflower False Fiddleleaf

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

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Rough Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):  Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower

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

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Common Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):  Fall Sneezeweed, Autumn Sneezeweed

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: The genus is thought to have been named by Linnaeus for Helen of Troy. The legend is that the flowers sprung up from the ground where her tears fell.

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White Turtlehead (Chelone glabra L.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Notes: Genus name comes from the Greek word chelone meaning tortoise in reference to the turtlehead shape of the flowers.

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Carolina Elephant’s Foot (Elephantopus carolinianus Raeusch.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: The common name elephant’s foot refers to the large basal leaves of this species.

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Giant Ironweed (Vernonia gigantea Trel. ex Branner & Coville)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):  Tall Ironweed

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: The common name refers to the toughness of the stem.

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Blue Mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum (L.) DC.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):  Wild Ageratum, Blue Boneset

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: Blue Mistflower attracts bees and butterflies. However, this wildflower spreads quickly and can become a pest.

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