Smooth Rosonweed (Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium (A. Gray) J.A. Clevinger)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Scientific Name Synonym(s): Silphium confertifolium Small, Silphium glabrum Eggert ex Small, Silphium trifoliatum var. latifolium A. Gray, Silphium asteriscus ssp. latifolium Weber & T.R. Fisher. Common Name Synonym(s): Starry Rosinweed Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SepNotes: Notice the smooth stem and leaves lacking hairs (Glabrous). For moreContinue reading “Smooth Rosonweed (Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium (A. Gray) J.A. Clevinger)”

Ramps (Allium tricoccum Aiton)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Wild Leek, Ramp Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: May , Jun , JulNotes: Two long, glossy, oval leaves appear in early spring and wither away before the smooth, 6-10 in. flowering stalk matures. Small white flowers occur in a hemispherical, terminal cluster of creamy-white flowers. For more information about this plant, ClickContinue reading “Ramps (Allium tricoccum Aiton)”

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella Foug.)

Synonym(s): Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Girasol Rojo Asteraceae (Aster Family) Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , AugBloom Notes: May flower longer if rains are plentiful. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Gray Beardtongue (Penstemon canescens (Britton) Britton)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Eastern Gray Beardtongue Bloom Color: White , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , JulNotes: This plant is the host plant for the Buckeye butterfly. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Two-Flowered Cynthia (Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F. Blake)

Asteraceae (Aster Family) Synonym(s): Two-flower Dwarf Dandelion, Two-flower Cynthia, Dwarf Dandelion Bloom Color: Orange , YellowBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pink Azalea (Rhododendron periclymenoides (Michx.) Shinners)

Ericaceae (Heath Family) Synonym(s): Pinxterbloom Azalea, Pinxterflower Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Mar , Apr , MayBloom Notes: All parts are highly toxic. May be fatal if eaten. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Mountain Azalea (Rhododendron canescens)

Sessile-leaf Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia L.)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Spreading Bellwort, Straw Lily, Wild Oats, Merrybells, Sessile Bellwort Bloom Color: White , YellowBloom Time: Apr , MayBloom Notes: Typically pale yellow in color For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Green and Gold (Chrysogonum virginianum G. L. Nesom var. brevistolon)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Bastard Toadflax (Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. var. umbellata)

Santalaceae (Sandalwood Family) Bloom Color: White , GreenBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Meadow Zizia (Zizia aptera (A. Gray) Fernald)

Apiaceae (Carrot Family) Synonym(s): Heart-leaved Meadow Parsnip, Heartleaf Meadow Parsnip, Meadow Parsnip, Heartleaf Alexanders, Meadow Zizia, Zizia Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.