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.

Threadleaf False Foxglove (Agalinis setacea (J.F. Gmel.) Raf.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Synonym(s): Threadleaf Gerardia, Threadleaf Agalinis, Threadleaf False Foxglove, Sandhills Gerardia Bloom Color: PinkBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep 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 var. calcicola)

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 var. calcicola)”

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

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.

Glade Wild Petunia (Ruellia humilis)

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family) Synonym(s): Prairie Petunia, Fringeleaf Wild Petunia, Hairy Ruellia, Low Wild Petunia, Low Ruellia, Fringeleaf Ruellia Bloom Color: Purple, Pink, WhiteBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , SepNotes: This plant has sessile leaves. The other ruellia in TN have petioles. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Thimble Weed (Anemone virginiana)

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Synonym(s):Tall Thimbleweed, Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone Bloom Color: White , Green , BrownBloom Time: May , Jun , JulBloom Notes: The distinctive, thimble-shaped group of pistils accounts for the common name. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pale-Spiked Lobelia (Lobelia spicata)

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) Bloom Color: White , Blue , PurpleBloom Time: Jun , Jul For more information about this plant, Click Here.