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)”

Woolly Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia tomentosa Sims)

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Synonym(s): Common Dutchman’s Pipe Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , PurpleBloom Time: Mar , Apr , MayCaterpillar Hosts: Pipevines (Aristolochia species) For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.)

Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum Raf.)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Sweet Betsy, Little Sweet Betsy Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Maroon , Brown , BronzeBloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Purple Phacelia (Phacelia bipinnatifida Michx.)

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family) Synonym(s): Fernleaf Phacelia, Fernleaf Scorpion Weed, Spotted Phacelia, Loose-flowered Phacelia Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , VioletBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , JunBloom Notes: Color usually described as violet-blue. A biennial that blooms early to mid-spring of its second year. For more information about this plant, Click Here

Yellow Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum Ker Gawl. ssp. americanum)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Yellow Trout-lily, American Trout-lily, Eastern Trout-lily, Yellow Dogtooth Violet, Adder’s Tongue Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: White Trout Lily (Erythronium albidum)

Sessile Trillium (Trillium sessile L.)

Liliaceae (Lily Family) Synonym(s): Toadshade, Red Trillium, Red Wake-robin, Sessile Trillium, Sessile Wake-robin, Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wake-robin. Bloom Color: Red , Maroon , BrownBloom Time: Mar , Apr Notice the pointed stamens sometimes referred to as a beak. The stamens on Trillium cuneatum are rounded. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Miami Mist (Phacelia purshii Buckley)

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family) Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum (Michx.) Nutt.)

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family) Synonym(s): Celandine Poppy, Yellow Wood Poppy Bloom Color: Orange , YellowBloom Time: Mar , AprBloom Notes: Usually yellow but can be more of an orange.. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.)

Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family) Bloom Color: White , YellowBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx.)

Berberidaceae (Barberry Family) Synonym(s): Blue Cohosh, Squaw-root, Papoose-root, Caulophylle Faux-pigamon Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , BrownBloom Time: Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa L. var. tuberosa)

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family) Synonym(s): Butterflyweed, Butterfly Weed, Butterfly Milkweed, Orange Milkweed, Pleurisy Root, Chigger Flower. Bloom Color: Orange , YellowBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pipevine, Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla Lam.)

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family) Bloom Color: Green , Purple , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun For more information about this plant, Click Here.