Devil’s Beggartick (Bidens frondosa L.)

Asteraceae (Aster Family) Synonym(s): Devil’s Beggartick, Spanish Needles Bloom Color: Yellow , OrangeBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sept , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , BrownBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SeptBloom Notes: This plant, not Goldenrod, is a cause of hay fever, recognized by all who suffer the discomfiting allergy. For more information about this plant, Click Here. Similar Species: Great Ragweed, Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifidaContinue reading “Annual Ragweed, Short Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.)”

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)”

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.

Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa Nutt.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Showy Goldenrod, Noble Goldenrod Bloom Color: YellowBloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Carolina Buckthorn (Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray)

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family) Synonym(s): Carolina False Buckthorn, Yellow Buckthorn, Indian Cherry, Yellowwood Bloom Color: Yellow , GreenBloom Time: May , JunNotes: Although called a buckthorn, this species has no spines. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Biennial Gaura (Oenothera gaura W.L. Wagner & Hoch)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) Synonym(s): Biennial Beeblossom, Biennial Gaura Bloom Color: White , PinkBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Giant Ironweed (Vernonia gigantea Trel. ex Branner & Coville)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s):  Tall Ironweed Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The common name refers to the toughness of the stem. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Limestone Prairie Fleabane (Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. calcicola J. Allison)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Synonym(s): Prairie Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane, Limestone Fleabane Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , BlueBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , OctBloom Notes: Capitula radiate. Ray florets white or occasionally tinged pink or blue. Disc florets greenish-yellow. For more information about this plant, ClickContinue reading “Limestone Prairie Fleabane (Erigeron strigosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. calcicola J. Allison)”

Golden St. John’s-wort (Hypericum frondosum Michx.)

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

Limestone Carolina Larkspur (Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s): Carolina Larkspur Bloom Color: White, BlueBloom Time: May , Jun , JulNotes: All species of Delphinium are apparently toxic. For more information about this plant, Click Here.