Southern Ragwort (Senecio anonymus)

This wildflower is a member of the Aster family (Asteraceae).

 If you look out into any field in Middle Tennessee and see a bunch of yellow flowers, more than likely, this is it. Southern Ragwort (Senecio anonymus) is also known as Appalachian Ragwort and was used by Native Americans to treat heart trouble and to prevent pregnancy. Caution should be used because this plant contains toxins that have been shown to increase blood pressure and cause uterine contractions and liver damage. Also, it may possibly contain cancer-causing compounds.

Lance-Leaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Lance-leaved Coreopsis, Lanceleaf Tickseed, Sand Coreopsis

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

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Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Marguerite

Bloom Color: Yellow, White
Bloom Time: Apr, May, Jun, Jul

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Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens L.)

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

Synonym(s): Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Woodbine

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Blooms usually red but some cultivars/varieties yellow. Normally blooms mid-spring and intermittently thereafter.

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