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.

Wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius Maxim.)

Rosaceae (Rose Family) Bloom Color: WhiteBloom Time: May , Jun , JulNotes: Wineberry forms dense shady thickets that displace native plants and significantly alter habitat structure. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: White , YellowBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , AugBloom Notes: Field Chamomile can be distinguished from other mayweeds by its flat leaf-segments (rather than rounded leaf-segments), and by the woolly pubescence of its foliage. It does not possess the unpleasant odor of Dog Fennel (A. cotula).Continue reading “Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis L.)”

Fall Phlox (Phlox paniculata L.)

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family) Synonym(s): Fall Phlox, Perennial Phlox Bloom Color: Pink , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug, SeptNotes: This native plant has been used to create many hybridized versions in many colors. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

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.

Woodnettle (Laportea canadensis)

Urticaceae (Nettle Family) Synonym(s): Canadian Woodnettle, Wood Nettle Bloom Color: Green, YellowBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: This flower has both male and female flowers on the same plant. For more information about this plant, Click 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.

Claspingleaf St. Johnswort (Hypericum gymnanthum)

Clusiaceae (Mangosteen Family) Synonym(s): Claspingleaf St. John’s-wort Bloom Color: Orange , YellowBloom Time: Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Puttyroot (Aplectrum hyemale)

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) Synonym(s): Adam And Eve Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: MayBloom Notes: The leaf is usually gone by the time the plant blooms. For more information about this plant, Click Here and Here.