Cranefly Orchid (Tipularia discolor)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Crippled Cranefly Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , SepBloom Notes: Flowers in June in the North; in September in South. For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Black-eyed Susan, Common Black-eyed Susan, Brown-eyed Susan, Blackeyed Susan Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

American Germander (Teucrium canadense)

Lamiaceae (Mint Family) Synonym(s): Canada germander, American Germander, Canadian germander, Germander, Hairy germander, Wood Sage Bloom Color: White, PinkBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , AugNotes: This herb is sometimes sold commercially as Pink Skullcap. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Orange Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Common Daylily, Ditch Lily, Tawny Daylily, Tiger Daylily Bloom Color: OrangeBloom Time: Jun , JulEcological Threat: Daylilies established in natural areas pose a threat to native plants in field, meadows, floodplains, moist woods and forest edges. Once established, daylilies multiply and spreads to form dense patches that displace native plants. ForContinue reading “Orange Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)”

Whorled Coreopsis, Greater Tickseed, Major Coreopsis (Coreopsis major)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Greater Tickseed, Major Coreopsis Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SeptBloom Notes: A coreopsis up to 3 feet tall with vivid yellow blooms in midsummer as much as 3 inches across. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Common St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum L)

Clusiaceae (Mangosteen Family) Synonym(s):Klamathweed, St. John’swort Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SeptNotes: A single plant may produce up to 100,000 seeds per year. Seeds buried in soil may last for 10 years. Animals that eat St. Johnswort and then are exposed to direct sunshine develop severe sunburns that are seenContinue reading “Common St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum L)”

Fringed Loosestrife (Lysimachia ciliata)

Primulaceae (Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Fringed Loosestrife, Fringed Yellow Loosestrife Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , SeptBloom Notes: Five-petaled, yellow flowers droop from stalks which arise from the axils of opposite leaves. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Sampson’s Snakeroot (Orbexilum pedunculatum)

Fabaceae (Pea Family) Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Fairy Wand (Chamaelirium luteum)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Devil’s Bit, Devil’s-bit, Fairy-wand, Blazing Star, Fairywand Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: It has separate male and female plants with the male flowers being larger and the spike often curved downward from the tip. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Yellow Stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta L)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Common Goldstar, Yellow Star-grass, Eastern Yellow Star-grass Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.